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Kristiansand vs Gao Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Gao, Mali is approximately 4,706 km or 2,925 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Gao bearing 6.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 11.5° or NNE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 22.8 °C (41.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1212.4 mm (47.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1212.4 l/m² (29.76 US gal/ft²) or 12,124,000 l/ha (1,296,136 US gal/ac) more. About 7 3/7 as much.
  • There are 1590 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 4h 21' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Gao.
  • Relative humidity levels are 54% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -32 (-57) -32 (-58) -31 (-55) -28 (-50) -23 (-41) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -23 (-41) -28 (-51) -30 (-53) -27 (-49) -26 (-48)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +100 (+4) +62 (+2) +70 (+3) +52 (+2) +53 (+2) +47 (+2) +74 (+3) +128 (+5) +149 (+6) +176 (+7) +173 (+7) +1212 (+48)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18.5 (+60) +15.5 (+55) +11.5 (+37) +12.5 (+42) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +11 (+37) +17 (+55) +20 (+67) +21 (+68)   +154 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 34' -6h 24' -5h 00' -3h 06' -1h 40' +0h 28' -0h 54' -1h 44' -4h 06' -6h 27' -8h 04' -7h 46'   -4h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 13' -2h 29' -0h 26' +1h 42' +3h 40' +4h 49' +4h 17' +2h 30' +0h 23' -1h 45' -3h 43' -4h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.8 -41.7 -41.9 -41.9 -33.9 -27.5 -33.3 -41.8 -41.8 -41.7 -41.7 -41.8   -39.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +67 +68 +66 +62 +49 +41 +31 +24 +39 +61 +70 +70   +54
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +4.1 (+7) +4.1 (+7) -2.2 (-4) -5.1 (-9) -6.1 (-11) -8.7 (-16) -8.3 (-15) -1.4 (-3) +3.7 (+7) +2.8 (+5) -1.3 (-2)

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