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Kristiansand vs Mahajanga/ Majunga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Mahajanga/ Majunga, Madagascar is approximately 8,927 km or 5,547 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Mahajanga/ Majunga bearing 340.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 322.7° or NW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.3 °C (34.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 85 mm (3.3 in) less which is equivalent to 85 l/m² (2.09 US gal/ft²) or 850,000 l/ha (90,871 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1508 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 4h 07' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Mahajanga/ Majunga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.8°C (23°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -11 (-21) -16 (-29) -22 (-39) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -26 (-47) -21 (-39) -16 (-28) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -13 (-24) -19 (-34) -24 (-44) -26 (-48) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-51) -29 (-52) -26 (-46) -21 (-38) -15 (-26) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -17 (-31) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -274 (-11) -286 (-11) -134 (-5) +3 (+0) +49 (+2) +74 (+3) +102 (+4) +140 (+6) +154 (+6) +133 (+5) +58 (+2) -105 (-4) -85 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +13 (+42) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +16 (+52) +12 (+40) +6 (+19)   +100 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 19' -3h 17' -2h 50' -3h 40' -2h 11' -0h 34' -1h 29' -3h 21' -5h 30' -7h 44' -8h 10' -6h 23'   -4h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 53' -3h 32' -0h 38' +2h 25' +5h 09' +6h 41' +5h 59' +3h 33' +0h 33' -2h 30' -5h 13' -6h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -73 -62.6 -41.9 -18.7 -2 +4.4 -1.6 -18.3 -41.1 -62.8 -72.7 -73.7   -38.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +7 +11 +17 +18 +22 +27 +36 +38 +36 +26 +19   +22.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25.3 (-46) -26 (-47) -22.3 (-40) -16.3 (-29) -9.8 (-18) -4 (-7) +0 (+0) +1.2 (+2) -2.7 (-5) -9 (-16) -17.5 (-32) -21.6 (-39) -12.8 (-23)

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