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Karasjok vs Atar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Karasjok, Norway and Atar, Mauritania is approximately 6,026 km or 3,745 mi.
  • To reach Karasjok in this distance one would set out from Atar bearing 15.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Karasjok bearing 46.1° or NE .
  • Karasjok has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Atar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Karasjok is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 30.3 °C (54.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) more in Karasjok. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 220 mm (8.7 in) more which is equivalent to 220 l/m² (5.4 US gal/ft²) or 2,200,000 l/ha (235,195 US gal/ac) more. About 2 6/7 as much.
  • There are 2380.5 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Karasjok. In whichever way circa 6h 31' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.1° lower in Karasjok than in Atar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 49.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.2°C (23.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -40 (-72) -37 (-67) -33 (-59) -32 (-58) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -31 (-56) -35 (-63) -38 (-68) -36 (-65) -33 (-60)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-66) -38 (-68) -35 (-63) -31 (-55) -28 (-50) -25 (-44) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -28 (-50) -32 (-57) -34 (-61) -34 (-60) -30 (-55)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-63) -36 (-65) -33 (-59) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -28 (-50) -30 (-54) -31 (-56) -28 (-50)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+1) +10 (+0) +12 (+0) +15 (+1) +21 (+1) +43 (+2) +48 (+2) +24 (+1) +5 (+0) +3 (+0) +14 (+1) +13 (+1) +220 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +10 (+35) +10.5 (+34) +8.5 (+28) +9.5 (+31) +12 (+40) +11 (+35) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +10 (+32)   +123.5 (+34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 35' -7h 53' -6h 25' -4h 50' -5h 46' -4h 46' -4h 07' -5h 54' -6h 16' -6h 50' -8h 42' -8h 09'   -6h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 50' -4h 42' -0h 47' +3h 04' +8h 10' +10h 46' +10h 01' +4h 43' +0h 40' -3h 11' -8h 21' -10h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48.6 -48.7 -48.8 -48.9 -48.4 -43.1 -47.5 -48.9 -48.8 -48.7 -48.4 -48.9   -48.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +53 +56 +51 +49 +45 +41 +36 +38 +47 +58 +63 +54   +49.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21 (-38) -20.6 (-37) -17.6 (-32) -11.9 (-21) -8.5 (-15) -6 (-11) -7.6 (-14) -9.7 (-17) -11.6 (-21) -12.4 (-22) -13.6 (-24) -17.9 (-32) -13.2 (-24)

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