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Kristiansand vs Cayenne Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Cayenne, French Guiana is approximately 7,854 km or 4,881 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Cayenne bearing 29.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 66.6° or ENE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cayenne has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Cayenne is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.7 °C (35.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17 °C (30.6°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2343 mm (92.2 in) less which is equivalent to 2343 l/m² (57.5 US gal/ft²) or 23,430,000 l/ha (2,504,823 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 429 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 10' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Cayenne.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19°C (34.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Cayenne. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cayenne vs Kristiansand.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -21 (-38) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -25 (-44) -21 (-38) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -24 (-42) -26 (-46) -20 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -303 (-12) -323 (-13) -370 (-15) -407 (-16) -532 (-21) -382 (-15) -170 (-7) -1 (0) +124 (+5) +111 (+4) +54 (+2) -144 (-6) -2343 (-92)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -20) -15 ( -48) -14 ( -47) -7 ( -23) +1 (+3) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +9 (+30) 0 ( 0)   -24 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 48' -0h 50' -0h 03' +1h 54' +3h 30' +3h 40' +1h 34' -0h 38' -3h 36' -5h 29' -6h 08' -5h 07'   -1h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 49' -2h 52' -0h 30' +1h 57' +4h 12' +5h 29' +4h 54' +2h 52' +0h 26' -2h 02' -4h 16' -5h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.2 -53.1 -53.1 -39.1 -22.5 -16.1 -22.1 -38.9 -52.9 -52.9 -53 -53.2   -42.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +1 -5 -9 -17 -11 -4 +5 +10 +12 +9 +6   -0.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.7 (-48) -26.2 (-47) -24.5 (-44) -22.2 (-40) -18.5 (-33) -14.8 (-27) -11 (-20) -10.5 (-19) -12.8 (-23) -16.4 (-30) -21.1 (-38) -23.7 (-43) -19 (-34)

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