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Kristiansand vs Parakou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Parakou, Benin is approximately 5,448 km or 3,385 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Parakou bearing 3.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 7° or N .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Parakou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Parakou is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 19.6 °C (35.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.6 °C (24.5°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 252 mm (9.9 in) more which is equivalent to 252 l/m² (6.18 US gal/ft²) or 2,520,000 l/ha (269,405 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.8° lower in Kristiansand than in Parakou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-60) -34 (-61) -31 (-56) -25 (-45) -18 (-32) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -14 (-24) -21 (-37) -28 (-50) -30 (-53) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-51) -30 (-54) -28 (-51) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -12 (-22) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -18 (-33) -23 (-42) -25 (-45) -20 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +124 (+5) +91 (+4) +23 (+1) -13 (0) -73 (-3) -97 (-4) -86 (-3) -66 (-3) -50 (-2) +62 (+2) +170 (+7) +166 (+7) +252 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 35' -2h 43' -0h 29' +1h 51' +4h 00' +5h 14' +4h 40' +2h 44' +0h 25' -1h 55' -4h 03' -5h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48.7 -48.6 -48.7 -43.6 -27 -20.6 -26.5 -43.3 -48.6 -48.5 -48.6 -48.7   -41.8

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