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Kristiansand vs Kankan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Kankan, Guinea is approximately 5,512 km or 3,425 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Kankan bearing 11.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 22.6° or NNE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kankan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Kankan is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 19.4 °C (35°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.2 °C (22°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 71.2 mm (2.8 in) less which is equivalent to 71.2 l/m² (1.75 US gal/ft²) or 712,000 l/ha (76,118 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 899 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 28' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.5° lower in Kristiansand than in Kankan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14°C (25.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-64) -36 (-65) -34 (-61) -29 (-52) -22 (-40) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -17 (-30) -23 (-41) -29 (-52) -31 (-56) -24 (-44)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -28 (-51) -24 (-43) -18 (-32) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -14 (-24) -18 (-33) -24 (-42) -23 (-41) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -14 (-24) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +99 (+4) +38 (+1) +6 (+0) -76 (-3) -129 (-5) -158 (-6) -179 (-7) -148 (-6) +22 (+1) +156 (+6) +172 (+7) -71 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18.5 (+60) +14 (+50) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) +1 (+3) +15 (+50) +20 (+65)   +55.5 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 25' -5h 44' -4h 03' -1h 20' +0h 30' +2h 10' +3h 00' +2h 07' -1h 00' -4h 23' -6h 28' -7h 07'   -2h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 32' -2h 41' -0h 28' +1h 50' +3h 57' +5h 10' +4h 36' +2h 42' +0h 24' -1h 54' -4h 00' -5h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -47.7 -47.6 -47.7 -44.6 -28 -21.6 -27.5 -44.3 -47.6 -47.5 -47.6 -47.7   -41.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +44 +44 +37 +23 +3 -5 -6 -3 +2 +6 +26 +39   +17.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.5 (-24) -13.9 (-25) -16 (-29) -16.9 (-30) -16.2 (-29) -13 (-23) -9.8 (-18) -9.9 (-18) -12.7 (-23) -16.7 (-30) -16.9 (-30) -12.6 (-23) -14 (-25)

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