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Kristiansand vs Cairns Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Cairns, Australia is approximately 14,271 km or 8,868 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Cairns bearing 333.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 235.1° or SW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 17.7 °C (31.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.2 °C (22°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 663.4 mm (26.1 in) less which is equivalent to 663.4 l/m² (16.28 US gal/ft²) or 6,634,000 l/ha (709,219 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.1° lower in Kristiansand than in Cairns.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-55) -29 (-52) -25 (-46) -19 (-34) -13 (-23) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -12 (-22) -18 (-33) -25 (-44) -27 (-49) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -19 (-35) -13 (-24) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-51) -29 (-51) -25 (-45) -20 (-35) -14 (-25) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -16 (-28) -21 (-39) -25 (-46) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -269 (-11) -322 (-13) -387 (-15) -152 (-6) -49 (-2) +25 (+1) +78 (+3) +121 (+5) +123 (+5) +109 (+4) +76 (+3) -17 (-1) -663 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 57' -3h 35' -0h 38' +2h 27' +5h 13' +6h 45' +6h 03' +3h 35' +0h 33' -2h 32' -5h 17' -6h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -73.9 -61.6 -40.8 -17.5 -0.9 +5.6 -0.3 -17 -39.8 -61.7 -73.6 -74.9   -38.1

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