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Kristiansand vs Zanzibar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Zanzibar, Tanzania is approximately 7,686 km or 4,776 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Zanzibar bearing 343° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 326.5° or NNW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Zanzibar has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.6 °C (33.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 283 mm (11.1 in) less which is equivalent to 283 l/m² (6.95 US gal/ft²) or 2,830,000 l/ha (302,546 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 960 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 38' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42° lower in Kristiansand than in Zanzibar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.2°C (27.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -30 (-54) -27 (-49) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -29 (-51) -26 (-46) -21 (-37) -16 (-28) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -26 (-46) -19 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -24 (-43) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +39 (+2) +44 (+2) -91 (-4) -328 (-13) -197 (-8) +7 (+0) +56 (+2) +96 (+4) +106 (+4) +56 (+2) -50 (-2) -21 (-1) -283 (-11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 42' -4h 46' -2h 56' +0h 32' +0h 56' +1h 56' +1h 05' -1h 30' -3h 24' -5h 05' -5h 44' -6h 56'   -2h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 23' -3h 13' -0h 34' +2h 12' +4h 42' +6h 07' +5h 28' +3h 14' +0h 30' -2h 17' -4h 46' -6h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -64.1 -63.2 -51.2 -28.1 -11.5 -5.1 -11 -27.8 -50.4 -63.1 -64 -64.3   -42
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +15 +7 -1 -3 +5 +10 +19 +23 +21 +14 +18   +12.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24 (-43) -23.9 (-43) -22.8 (-41) -20 (-36) -15.5 (-28) -9.3 (-17) -5.3 (-10) -3.7 (-7) -6.2 (-11) -11.8 (-21) -18.5 (-33) -21 (-38) -15.2 (-27)

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