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Kristiansand vs Blenheim Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Blenheim, New Zealand is approximately 17,915 km or 11,132 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Blenheim bearing 336.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 214.3° or SW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Blenheim is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 676.7 mm (26.6 in) more which is equivalent to 676.7 l/m² (16.61 US gal/ft²) or 6,767,000 l/ha (723,437 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.9° lower in Kristiansand than in Blenheim.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -7 (-13) +0 (+1) +7 (+12) +10 (+17) +7 (+13) +2 (+3) -4 (-8) -11 (-20) -16 (-28) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +70 (+3) +64 (+3) +6 (+0) +5 (+0) -14 (-1) +17 (+1) +34 (+1) +71 (+3) +96 (+4) +88 (+3) +123 (+5) +118 (+5) +677 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 42' -4h 39' -0h 50' +3h 11' +6h 45' +8h 43' +7h 49' +4h 40' +0h 43' -3h 18' -6h 51' -8h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.3 -37.7 -16.2 +7.1 +23.7 +30.2 +24.3 +7.6 -15.2 -37.9 -56.2 -63.4   -15.9

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