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Kristiansand vs Bismarck, North Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Bismarck, North Dakota, Usa is approximately 6,650 km or 4,132 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Bismarck, North Dakota bearing 35.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 131.4° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Bismarck, North Dakota has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Bismarck, North Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • 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.
  • There are 965 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 38' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Bismarck, North Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +1 (+3) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) +-4 (-7) +2 (+3) +8 (+15) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +4 (+6) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +5 (+10) +11 (+20) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +117 (+5) +89 (+4) +42 (+2) +31 (+1) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) +50 (+2) +99 (+4) +118 (+5) +130 (+5) +164 (+6) +160 (+6) +1008 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +10 (+35) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +11 (+37) +13 (+42) +14 (+47) +14 (+45)   +95 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 58' -2h 47' -2h 30' -1h 52' -1h 11' -0h 32' -3h 11' -3h 13' -3h 22' -3h 48' -2h 56' -3h 15'   -2h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 52' -1h 03' -0h 11' +0h 42' +1h 36' +2h 10' +1h 54' +1h 04' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 37' -2h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.4 -11.5 -11.5 -11.5 -11.4 -11.4 -11.3 -11.3 -11.2 -11.3 -11.3 -11.3   -11.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +7 +8 +21 +19 +16 +23 +30 +31 +31 +17 +13   +18.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11.7 (+21) +8.5 (+15) +4.6 (+8) +4.2 (+8) +2.6 (+5) +0.2 (+0) +1.3 (+2) +3.1 (+6) +5.4 (+10) +6.8 (+12) +7.7 (+14) +12.5 (+23) +5.7 (+10)

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