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Kristiansand vs Balkhash Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Balkhash, Kazakhstan is approximately 4,497 km or 2,795 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Balkhash bearing 311.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 255.9° or WSW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Balkhash has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Balkhash is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.2 °C (3.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.5 °C (38.7°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1281 mm (50.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1281 l/m² (31.44 US gal/ft²) or 12,810,000 l/ha (1,369,474 US gal/ac) more. About 11 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Balkhash.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.8°C (10.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) 0 (0) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +9 (+15) +13 (+23) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +118 (+5) +92 (+4) +52 (+2) +62 (+2) +49 (+2) +56 (+2) +93 (+4) +134 (+5) +152 (+6) +145 (+6) +167 (+7) +161 (+6) +1281 (+50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +10 (+35) +7 (+23) +8 (+27) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +12 (+39) +16 (+53) +14 (+45) +13 (+43) +12 (+39)   +126 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 51' -1h 03' -0h 11' +0h 42' +1h 35' +2h 09' +1h 53' +1h 03' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 37' -2h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.3 -11.3 -11.3 -11.3 -11.2   -11.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +1 -1 +14 +19 +24 +27 +32 +31 +21 +9 +5   +15.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +14.2 (+26) +11.4 (+21) +7 (+13) +2.7 (+5) -0.3 (-1) -0.1 (0) +0.2 (+0) +2.1 (+4) +4.4 (+8) +5.1 (+9) +9.4 (+17) +13.4 (+24) +5.8 (+10)

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