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Kristiansand vs Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point, Namibia is approximately 9,032 km or 5,613 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point bearing 356.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 354° or N .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.5 °C (22.5°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1378 mm (54.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1378 l/m² (33.82 US gal/ft²) or 13,780,000 l/ha (1,473,173 US gal/ac) more. About 61 as much.
  • There are 851 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 19' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point.
  • Relative humidity levels are 53.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.9°C (14.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point vs Kristiansand.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +0 (0) +0 (0) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -12 (-22) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -14 (-24) -17 (-31) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +95 (+4) +54 (+2) +71 (+3) +56 (+2) +74 (+3) +103 (+4) +140 (+6) +155 (+6) +153 (+6) +176 (+7) +173 (+7) +1378 (+54)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +15 (+53) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +13 (+42) +12 (+39) +16 (+53) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +20 (+65)   +172 (+47)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 40' -3h 32' -2h 27' -1h 40' -0h 09' +1h 38' +0h 40' -0h 13' -1h 12' -4h 11' -5h 20' -5h 50'   -2h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 18' -3h 48' -0h 41' +2h 36' +5h 31' +7h 09' +6h 24' +3h 48' +0h 35' -2h 41' -5h 36' -7h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -74 -55.9 -34.7 -11.4 +5.2 +11.6 +5.6 -11.2 -33.9 -56.3 -73.7 -80.8   -34.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +55 +44 +42 +42 +42 +44 +53 +62 +68 +68 +65 +62   +53.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4 (-7) -8.4 (-15) -4.6 (-8) +1.1 (+2) +7.7 (+14) +12.2 (+22) +19.3 (+35) +23 (+41) +22.8 (+41) +16.7 (+30) +7.5 (+14) +1.9 (+3) +7.9 (+14)

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