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Kristiansand vs Bern Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Bern, Switzerland is approximately 1,251 km or 778 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Bern bearing 1.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 1.7° or N .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Bern is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 415 mm (16.3 in) more which is equivalent to 415 l/m² (10.19 US gal/ft²) or 4,150,000 l/ha (443,663 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • There are 39 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 06' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Bern.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +67 (+3) +46 (+2) +3 (+0) +5 (+0) -35 (-1) -48 (-2) -15 (-1) +27 (+1) +55 (+2) +83 (+3) +108 (+4) +119 (+5) +415 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +5 (+18) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +11 (+35)   +41 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 25' +0h 28' +1h 23' +1h 50' +0h 17' -0h 23' -0h 32' -0h 36' -0h 18' -0h 25'   +0h 06'
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 -11.3 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2   -11.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -1 -4 +1 -6 -4 -1 +1 -2 -4 -4 -2   -2.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.3 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -3.9 (-7) -2.7 (-5) -3.7 (-7) -2.8 (-5) -1.7 (-3) -1.2 (-2) -2.3 (-4) -0.7 (-1) -1.1 (-2) +0.6 (+1) -1.9 (-3)

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