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Kristiansand vs Madinah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Madinah, Saudi Arabia is approximately 4,497 km or 2,794 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Madinah bearing 334.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 312.5° or NW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Madinah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Madinah is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 20.8 °C (37.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1351.9 mm (53.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1351.9 l/m² (33.18 US gal/ft²) or 13,519,000 l/ha (1,445,271 US gal/ac) more. About 28 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.5° lower in Kristiansand than in Madinah.
  • Relative humidity levels are 51.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -21 (-39) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -20 (-37) -22 (-40) -21 (-39) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +120 (+5) +99 (+4) +54 (+2) +61 (+2) +53 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +143 (+6) +156 (+6) +152 (+6) +167 (+7) +169 (+7) +1352 (+53)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 44' -2h 11' -0h 23' +1h 29' +3h 14' +4h 16' +3h 47' +2h 12' +0h 20' -1h 32' -3h 17' -4h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.5 -33.5 -33.6 -33.5 -33.5 -33.5 -33.3 -33.6 -33.6 -33.5 -33.5 -33.5   -33.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +44 +45 +47 +46 +49 +55 +55 +59 +62 +60 +47 +45   +51.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.6 (-14) -7.9 (-14) -6.4 (-12) -5.1 (-9) +0.3 (+1) +5.1 (+9) +5 (+9) +4.3 (+8) +2.7 (+5) +0.1 (+0) -6.6 (-12) -6.2 (-11) -1.9 (-3)

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