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Kristiansand vs Tarfaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Tarfaya, Morocco is approximately 3,734 km or 2,321 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Tarfaya bearing 20° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 34.9° or NE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Tarfaya is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12 °C (21.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.5 °C (24.3°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1349 mm (53.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1349 l/m² (33.11 US gal/ft²) or 13,490,000 l/ha (1,442,171 US gal/ac) more. About 28 as much.
  • There are 820 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 15' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.1° lower in Kristiansand than in Tarfaya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.7°C (21.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -19 (-33) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +119 (+5) +95 (+4) +59 (+2) +72 (+3) +58 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +143 (+6) +150 (+6) +152 (+6) +161 (+6) +163 (+6) +1349 (+53)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +14 (+50) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +9.5 (+31) +11.5 (+38) +13.5 (+44) +14.5 (+47) +17 (+57) +17 (+55) +17 (+57) +18 (+58)   +171 (+47)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 48' -3h 45' -3h 23' -2h 16' +0h 03' +1h 34' +1h 46' -0h 05' -2h 08' -4h 00' -4h 26' -5h 32'   -2h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 30' -2h 03' -0h 21' +1h 23' +3h 03' +4h 01' +3h 34' +2h 03' +0h 18' -1h 26' -3h 05' -4h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.2 -30.2 -30.3 -30.2 -30.2 -30.2 -30 -30.2 -30.1 -30.1 -30.1 -30.2   -30.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +7 -3 -3 -10 -12 -11 -7 -3 +0 +8 +13   -0.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.5 (-26) -16.2 (-29) -16.3 (-29) -12.2 (-22) -10.8 (-19) -8.2 (-15) -6.1 (-11) -6.7 (-12) -9.8 (-18) -12.2 (-22) -14.1 (-25) -13.5 (-24) -11.7 (-21)

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