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Kristiansand vs Mafraq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Mafraq, Jordan is approximately 3,569 km or 2,218 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Mafraq bearing 332° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 311.2° or NW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mafraq has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Mafraq is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.5 °C (17.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1251 mm (49.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1251 l/m² (30.7 US gal/ft²) or 12,510,000 l/ha (1,337,402 US gal/ac) more. About 9 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1640 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 4h 29' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Mafraq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +92 (+4) +67 (+3) +41 (+2) +64 (+3) +55 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +143 (+6) +156 (+6) +150 (+6) +160 (+6) +144 (+6) +1251 (+49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +9 (+32) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +15 (+48) +18 (+60) +16 (+52) +15 (+50) +14 (+45)   +145 (+40)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 07' -4h 02' -3h 50' -2h 48' -3h 25' -2h 50' -4h 25' -5h 09' -5h 12' -6h 11' -6h 38' -5h 09'   -4h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 12' -1h 52' -0h 19' +1h 16' +2h 46' +3h 41' +3h 15' +1h 52' +0h 17' -1h 18' -2h 48' -3h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.7 -25.7 -25.8 -25.7 -25.7 -25.8 -25.7 -25.8 -25.8 -25.8 -25.7 -25.7   -25.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +6 +15 +19 +23 +28 +26 +25 +24 +30 +26 +20   +20.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.6 (-14) -8.2 (-15) -6.2 (-11) -4.7 (-8) -3.1 (-6) -0.5 (-1) -0.1 (0) -2.4 (-4) -4.5 (-8) -3.7 (-7) -4.7 (-8) -4.4 (-8) -4.2 (-8)

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