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Kristiansand vs Jeddah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is approximately 4,763 km or 2,960 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Jeddah bearing 336.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 314.9° or NW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Jeddah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Jeddah is in or near the tropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 21.3 °C (38.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1347.5 mm (53.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1347.5 l/m² (33.07 US gal/ft²) or 13,475,000 l/ha (1,440,567 US gal/ac) more. About 26 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36° lower in Kristiansand than in Jeddah.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.4°C (31.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -30 (-54) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -25 (-46)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -26 (-46) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -26 (-46) -24 (-43) -21 (-38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+4) +94 (+4) +61 (+2) +68 (+3) +57 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +143 (+6) +156 (+6) +151 (+6) +164 (+6) +161 (+6) +1348 (+53)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +15.5 (+55) +11.5 (+37) +12 (+40) +9.5 (+31) +11.5 (+38) +13.5 (+44) +14.5 (+47) +18 (+60) +18 (+58) +18 (+60) +20 (+65)   +180 (+49)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 54' -2h 18' -0h 24' +1h 34' +3h 23' +4h 28' +3h 58' +2h 18' +0h 21' -1h 37' -3h 26' -4h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.3 -36.3 -36.4 -36.4 -36.2 -32.9 -35.7 -36.4 -36.4 -36.4 -36.3 -36.4   -36
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +18 +15 +12 +6 +7 +14 +14 +10 +14 +19 +26   +13.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23.3 (-42) -20.3 (-37) -18.9 (-34) -17.3 (-31) -18.9 (-34) -15.3 (-28) -11.2 (-20) -12.5 (-23) -16.1 (-29) -16.4 (-30) -20.6 (-37) -17.5 (-32) -17.4 (-31)

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