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Kristiansand vs Gafsa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Gafsa, Tunisia is approximately 2,642 km or 1,642 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Gafsa bearing 358.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 358.3° or N .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Gafsa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Gafsa is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1207.5 mm (47.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1207.5 l/m² (29.63 US gal/ft²) or 12,075,000 l/ha (1,290,898 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1461 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 59' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Gafsa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -11 (-21) -14 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +105 (+4) +83 (+3) +39 (+2) +61 (+2) +45 (+2) +66 (+3) +103 (+4) +135 (+5) +134 (+5) +132 (+5) +159 (+6) +146 (+6) +1208 (+48)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +13 (+46) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +7 (+23) +11 (+37) +13 (+42) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +13 (+42) +17 (+57) +18 (+58)   +153 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 00' -4h 38' -4h 00' -2h 28' -2h 29' -0h 38' -3h 40' -4h 30' -4h 10' -4h 54' -5h 48' -5h 40'   -3h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 03' -1h 46' -0h 18' +1h 12' +2h 38' +3h 30' +3h 06' +1h 46' +0h 16' -1h 14' -2h 40' -3h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.7 -23.7 -23.8 -23.7 -23.7 -23.7 -23.6 -23.7 -23.7 -23.7 -23.7 -23.7   -23.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +18 +17 +17 +14 +21 +28 +28 +24 +20 +18 +17   +19.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.6 (-14) -8.2 (-15) -7.8 (-14) -6.7 (-12) -7 (-13) -5.7 (-10) -3.9 (-7) -5.3 (-10) -7.1 (-13) -7.2 (-13) -6.6 (-12) -5.5 (-10) -6.6 (-12)

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