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Kristiansand vs Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway is approximately 1,878 km or 1,167 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 200.6° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 190.3° or S .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.5 °C (15.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1008 mm (39.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1008 l/m² (24.74 US gal/ft²) or 10,080,000 l/ha (1,077,619 US gal/ac) more. About 3 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.3° higher in Kristiansand than in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.2°C (11.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Kristiansand.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +89 (+4) +71 (+3) +29 (+1) +51 (+2) +35 (+1) +52 (+2) +80 (+3) +106 (+4) +108 (+4) +111 (+4) +140 (+6) +136 (+5) +1008 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   -31 ( -8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 55' +5h 27' +0h 42' -3h 02' -7h 24' -6h 13' -6h 50' -5h 26' -0h 36' +3h 13' +7h 27' +6h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.3 +16.2 +16.3 +16.4 +16.4 +16.4 +16.4 +16.3 +16.3 +16.1 +16.3 +16.4   +16.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -8 -13 -14 -19 -21 -19 -13 -10 -6 -4 -4   -11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.7 (+7) +4.3 (+8) +6.3 (+11) +8.1 (+15) +7.3 (+13) +7.3 (+13) +7.7 (+14) +8 (+14) +6.6 (+12) +6.1 (+11) +4.6 (+8) +4.8 (+9) +6.2 (+11)

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