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Kristiansand vs Asheville, North Carolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Asheville, North Carolina, Usa is approximately 6,756 km or 4,198 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Asheville, North Carolina bearing 37.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 111° or ESE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Asheville, North Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Asheville, North Carolina is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 5.8 °C (10.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 192.3 mm (7.6 in) more which is equivalent to 192.3 l/m² (4.72 US gal/ft²) or 1,923,000 l/ha (205,581 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 899 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 27' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Asheville, North Carolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.8°C (1.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +45 (+2) +1 (+0) -56 (-2) -12 (0) -55 (-2) -32 (-1) -11 (0) +24 (+1) +58 (+2) +62 (+2) +85 (+3) +84 (+3) +192 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +5 (+18) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +9 (+30) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +11 (+35)   +58 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 54' -2h 47' -2h 29' -2h 14' -1h 11' -0h 26' -0h 30' -1h 36' -2h 42' -4h 07' -4h 34' -4h 00'   -2h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 58' -1h 43' -0h 18' +1h 10' +2h 34' +3h 25' +3h 01' +1h 43' +0h 15' -1h 12' -2h 36' -3h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.7 -22.8 -22.8 -22.8 -22.7 -22.7 -22.6 -22.6 -22.6 -22.6 -22.6 -22.7   -22.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +23 +23 +25 +16 +15 +13 +19 +23 +30 +31 +27   +22.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.1 (0) -0.5 (-1) -1.6 (-3) -0.6 (-1) -2.3 (-4) -2.7 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -2 (-4) -1.5 (-3) +1.5 (+3) +1.5 (+3) +1.8 (+3) -0.8 (-1)

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