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Kristiansand vs Nouakchott Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Nouakchott, Mauritania is approximately 4,866 km or 3,024 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Nouakchott bearing 18° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 33.9° or NE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.7 °C (33.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1244 mm (49 in) more which is equivalent to 1244 l/m² (30.53 US gal/ft²) or 12,440,000 l/ha (1,329,919 US gal/ac) more. About 9 as much.
  • There are 1456 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 59' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Nouakchott.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.2°C (14.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -18 (-32) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-42) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +100 (+4) +62 (+2) +72 (+3) +57 (+2) +74 (+3) +86 (+3) +62 (+2) +118 (+5) +143 (+6) +171 (+7) +173 (+7) +1244 (+49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18.5 (+60) +15.5 (+55) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +10 (+32) +11.5 (+38) +12 (+39) +11 (+35) +14 (+47) +17 (+55) +19.5 (+65) +20.5 (+66)   +174.5 (+48)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 00' -5h 39' -5h 15' -4h 22' -2h 03' -0h 10' -0h 30' -1h 38' -3h 12' -5h 11' -6h 56' -6h 56'   -3h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 07' -2h 25' -0h 26' +1h 39' +3h 35' +4h 42' +4h 11' +2h 26' +0h 22' -1h 42' -3h 38' -4h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40 -39.9 -40.1 -40 -35.6 -29.4 -34.9 -40 -39.9 -39.9 -39.9 -40   -38.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +51 +49 +45 +40 +31 +20 +8 +7 +20 +40 +48 +51   +34.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.6 (-14) -7.9 (-14) -8 (-14) -6.3 (-11) -6.3 (-11) -7.8 (-14) -9.1 (-16) -10.5 (-19) -11.7 (-21) -9.1 (-16) -8 (-14) -6.1 (-11) -8.2 (-15)

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