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Kristiansand vs Barrow, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Barrow, Alaska, Usa is approximately 5,570 km or 3,461 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Barrow, Alaska bearing 10.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 173.7° or S .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Barrow, Alaska has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Barrow, Alaska is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 19.5 °C (35°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.5 °C (24.3°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1291 mm (50.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1291 l/m² (31.68 US gal/ft²) or 12,910,000 l/ha (1,380,165 US gal/ac) more. About 12 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.1° higher in Kristiansand than in Barrow, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.8°C (32°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +27 (+49) +27 (+49) +24 (+43) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +21 (+38) +25 (+45) +20 (+37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+44) +27 (+48) +27 (+49) +24 (+42) +18 (+32) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +17 (+30) +22 (+39) +25 (+45) +19 (+35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +26 (+47) +27 (+49) +23 (+41) +16 (+29) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +22 (+40) +25 (+45) +19 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +123 (+5) +96 (+4) +59 (+2) +70 (+3) +55 (+2) +66 (+3) +84 (+3) +120 (+5) +139 (+5) +140 (+6) +170 (+7) +169 (+7) +1291 (+51)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +12 (+42) +9 (+29) +9 (+30) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +7 (+23) +14 (+47) +16 (+52)   +116 (+32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 42' +3h 08' +0h 28' -1h 55' -5h 58' -6h 13' -6h 45' -3h 12' -0h 24' +2h 00' +6h 05' +6h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.8 +12.9 +12.9 +13 +13.1 +13.1 +13.2 +13.3 +13.3 +13.2 +13 +13.2   +13.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +5 +2 -6 -22 -23 -18 -14 -11 -7 +3 +12   -5.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +25.3 (+46) +26.6 (+48) +26.4 (+48) +21.4 (+39) +13.4 (+24) +8.9 (+16) +8.8 (+16) +9.3 (+17) +10.8 (+19) +14.9 (+27) +21.2 (+38) +26 (+47) +17.8 (+32)

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