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Kristiansand vs Birmingham, Alabama Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Birmingham, Alabama, Usa is approximately 7,151 km or 4,444 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Birmingham, Alabama bearing 35.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 112.9° or ESE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Birmingham, Alabama has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Birmingham, Alabama is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 9.5 °C (17.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 14.7 mm (0.6 in) more which is equivalent to 14.7 l/m² (0.36 US gal/ft²) or 147,000 l/ha (15,715 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 898 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 27' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.5° lower in Kristiansand than in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -20 (-1) -95 (-4) -53 (-2) -65 (-3) -20 (-1) -29 (-1) +52 (+2) +56 (+2) +82 (+3) +66 (+3) +43 (+2) +15 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +5 (+18) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +10 (+32)   +70 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 19' -2h 20' -2h 09' -2h 24' -1h 19' -0h 36' -0h 46' -2h 01' -2h 50' -4h 23' -4h 40' -3h 40'   -2h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 06' -1h 48' -0h 19' +1h 13' +2h 41' +3h 35' +3h 10' +1h 49' +0h 16' -1h 16' -2h 44' -3h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.6 -24.6 -24.7 -24.6 -24.6 -24.6 -24.4 -24.5 -24.4 -24.4 -24.4 -24.5   -24.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +21 +23 +22 +16 +15 +14 +20 +26 +30 +31 +24   +21.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3 (-5) -4.2 (-8) -4.9 (-9) -4.9 (-9) -5.6 (-10) -6.2 (-11) -6.2 (-11) -5.3 (-10) -4.4 (-8) -1.8 (-3) -1.3 (-2) -1.4 (-3) -4.1 (-7)

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