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Kristiansand vs Matam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Matam, Senegal is approximately 5,046 km or 3,136 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Matam bearing 15.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 29.3° or NNE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Matam has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Matam is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 22.7 °C (40.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1034.2 mm (40.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1034.2 l/m² (25.38 US gal/ft²) or 10,342,000 l/ha (1,105,628 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Matam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-57) -34 (-61) -34 (-61) -32 (-57) -28 (-50) -21 (-39) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -27 (-49) -31 (-56) -29 (-53) -26 (-48)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -28 (-51) -28 (-51) -27 (-48) -24 (-44) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -23 (-42) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +99 (+4) +62 (+2) +72 (+3) +57 (+2) +50 (+2) +19 (+1) +10 (+0) +61 (+2) +132 (+5) +174 (+7) +172 (+7) +1034 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 15' -2h 31' -0h 27' +1h 43' +3h 42' +4h 51' +4h 19' +2h 31' +0h 23' -1h 46' -3h 45' -4h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.4 -42.4 -42.5 -42.5 -33.2 -26.9 -32.7 -42.4 -42.4 -42.3 -42.4 -42.4   -39.6

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