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Kristiansand vs Maripasoula Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Maripasoula, French Guiana is approximately 8,060 km or 5,009 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Maripasoula bearing 29.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 67.5° or ENE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Maripasoula has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Maripasoula is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 19.5 °C (35.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.4 °C (31.3°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1152 mm (45.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1152 l/m² (28.27 US gal/ft²) or 11,520,000 l/ha (1,231,564 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Maripasoula.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -22 (-40) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -21 (-37) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -24 (-43) -26 (-46) -20 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -16 (-30) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -21 (-37) -24 (-43) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -112 (-4) -104 (-4) -199 (-8) -228 (-9) -330 (-13) -241 (-9) -115 (-5) -11 (0) +71 (+3) +81 (+3) +64 (+3) -28 (-1) -1152 (-45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 53' -2h 54' -0h 31' +1h 59' +4h 16' +5h 33' +4h 58' +2h 55' +0h 27' -2h 03' -4h 19' -5h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -54.4 -54.2 -54.2 -37.9 -21.3 -14.9 -20.9 -37.7 -54 -54 -54.2 -54.4   -42.7

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