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Kristiansand vs Arica Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Arica, Chile is approximately 11,071 km or 6,880 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Arica bearing 31.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 70.5° or ENE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Arica has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Arica is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.6 °C (20.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.8 °C (21.2°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1400.4 mm (55.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1400.4 l/m² (34.37 US gal/ft²) or 14,004,000 l/ha (1,497,121 US gal/ac) more. About 2335 as much.
  • There are 28 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 03' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Arica.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.8°C (19.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -21 (-38) -14 (-25) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) 1 (+2) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -14 (-24) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -4 (-8) -10 (-17) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +100 (+4) +62 (+2) +73 (+3) +58 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +143 (+6) +156 (+6) +153 (+6) +176 (+7) +173 (+7) +1400 (+55)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18.5 (+60) +16 (+57) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +14.5 (+47) +18 (+60) +18 (+58) +20 (+67) +20.5 (+66)   +186.5 (+51)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 29' -2h 45' -2h 01' -1h 04' +3h 19' +5h 50' +5h 17' +4h 15' +3h 36' -1h 42' -4h 26' -5h 01'   +0h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 02' -3h 38' -0h 39' +2h 29' +5h 17' +6h 51' +6h 08' +3h 38' +0h 33' -2h 34' -5h 21' -6h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -74.9 -60.1 -39.1 -15.9 +0.7 +7.1 +1.1 -15.8 -38.5 -60.6 -74.4 -76.4   -37.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +8 +2 -2 -10 -9 -7 -2 +2 +6 +11 +14   +2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.9 (-38) -21.1 (-38) -18.6 (-33) -13.4 (-24) -8.9 (-16) -4.2 (-8) -0.6 (-1) -0.6 (-1) -3.8 (-7) -8.1 (-15) -13 (-23) -16.3 (-29) -10.8 (-19)

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