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Kristiansand vs Mazar-E-Sharif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan is approximately 4,848 km or 3,013 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Mazar-E-Sharif bearing 318.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 272.8° or W .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mazar-E-Sharif has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Mazar-E-Sharif is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.2 °C (18.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.2 °C (22°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1214.6 mm (47.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1214.6 l/m² (29.81 US gal/ft²) or 12,146,000 l/ha (1,298,488 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/2 as much.
  • There are 982 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 40' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.4° lower in Kristiansand than in Mazar-E-Sharif.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.4°C (4.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-19) -7 (-12) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -10 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +99 (+4) +65 (+3) +18 (+1) +45 (+2) +47 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +143 (+6) +156 (+6) +149 (+6) +163 (+6) +151 (+6) +1215 (+48)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 19' -1h 20' -0h 09' +0h 08' -2h 05' -2h 34' -3h 13' -3h 44' -4h 24' -4h 48' -3h 58' -3h 38'   -2h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 52' -1h 39' -0h 17' +1h 07' +2h 28' +3h 18' +2h 55' +1h 39' +0h 15' -1h 09' -2h 30' -3h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.5 -21.5 -21.5 -21.4 -21.4   -21.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +2 +3 +8 +22 +41 +46 +52 +51 +40 +21 +10   +24.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.8 (-7) -5.7 (-10) -8.2 (-15) -9.7 (-17) -7.1 (-13) -0.7 (-1) +0.6 (+1) +4.1 (+7) +4.2 (+8) +1.5 (+3) -1.3 (-2) -2.1 (-4) -2.4 (-4)

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