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Kristiansand vs Maseru Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Maseru, Lesotho is approximately 9,896 km or 6,149 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Maseru bearing 349.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 343.1° or NNW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Maseru is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 8 °C (14.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 710 mm (28 in) more which is equivalent to 710 l/m² (17.43 US gal/ft²) or 7,100,000 l/ha (759,037 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 1407 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 51' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28° lower in Kristiansand than in Maseru.
  • Relative humidity levels are 41.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -11 (-20) -3 (-5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -9 (-15) 0 (0) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) -3 (-5) -9 (-15) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -6 (-11) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +2 (+4) -4 (-7) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +11 (+0) -34 (-1) +6 (+0) +29 (+1) +63 (+2) +90 (+4) +128 (+5) +137 (+5) +90 (+4) +96 (+4) +80 (+3) +710 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +6 (+21) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +12 (+39) +15 (+50) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +11 (+35)   +100 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 27' -6h 09' -4h 00' -1h 48' -0h 01' +1h 36' +0h 05' -2h 07' -4h 10' -5h 48' -7h 38' -8h 50'   -3h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 43' -4h 03' -0h 44' +2h 46' +5h 53' +7h 36' +6h 49' +4h 04' +0h 37' -2h 52' -5h 58' -7h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -68.2 -49.6 -28.3 -5 +11.6 +18 +12.1 -4.7 -27.5 -50.1 -68.2 -75.6   -28
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +45 +37 +32 +30 +28 +33 +39 +49 +55 +51 +49 +50   +41.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.2 (-18) -11.5 (-21) -7.9 (-14) -0.5 (-1) +7.2 (+13) +14.4 (+26) +18.4 (+33) +18.1 (+33) +13.7 (+25) +5.9 (+11) -1.9 (-3) -5.6 (-10) +3.3 (+6)

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