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Kristiansand vs Astrakhan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Astrakhan, Russia is approximately 2,970 km or 1,846 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Astrakhan bearing 311° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 278.8° or W .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Astrakhan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Astrakhan is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.2 °C (22°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1185.5 mm (46.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1185.5 l/m² (29.09 US gal/ft²) or 11,855,000 l/ha (1,267,378 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/2 as much.
  • There are 646 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 45' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.8° lower in Kristiansand than in Astrakhan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +0 (+0) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +113 (+4) +90 (+4) +46 (+2) +48 (+2) +36 (+1) +54 (+2) +89 (+4) +125 (+5) +132 (+5) +136 (+5) +159 (+6) +158 (+6) +1186 (+47)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +8 (+28) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +10 (+32)   +110 (+30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 21' -0h 12' -0h 50' -1h 28' -1h 44' -1h 46' -2h 15' -3h 15' -3h 26' -3h 00' -2h 00' -0h 48'   -1h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 55' -1h 05' -0h 11' +0h 44' +1h 39' +2h 14' +1h 58' +1h 06' +0h 09' -0h 46' -1h 41' -2h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.8 -11.8 -11.9 -11.8 -11.8 -11.9 -11.8 -11.9 -11.9 -11.9 -11.9 -11.8   -11.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -4 -2 +10 +8 +14 +15 +16 +13 +7 +1 -1   +6.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.8 (+5) +2.9 (+5) -0.2 (0) -2.8 (-5) -5.4 (-10) -4.8 (-9) -4.6 (-8) -3.8 (-7) -2.5 (-5) +0.1 (+0) +0.5 (+1) +2.5 (+5) -1.3 (-2)

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