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Kristiansand vs Cape Town Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Cape Town, South Africa is approximately 10,293 km or 6,396 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Cape Town bearing 354.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 351.2° or N .
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 9.5 °C (17.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.5 °C (17.1°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 926 mm (36.5 in) more which is equivalent to 926 l/m² (22.73 US gal/ft²) or 9,260,000 l/ha (989,955 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 1198 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 17' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.4° lower in Kristiansand than in Cape Town.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.4°C (16.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -12 (-22) -5 (-9) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -10 (-18) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -5 (-8) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -15 (-26) -19 (-33) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+4) +84 (+3) +41 (+2) +32 (+1) -10 (0) -18 (-1) +21 (+1) +66 (+3) +115 (+5) +150 (+6) +175 (+7) +156 (+6) +926 (+36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +12 (+42) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +14 (+47) +16 (+52)   +87 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -9h 05' -7h 15' -4h 44' -0h 40' +2h 01' +3h 20' +2h 34' +0h 27' -2h 06' -5h 48' -8h 14' -10h 01'   -3h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 03' -4h 16' -0h 46' +2h 55' +6h 11' +7h 59' +7h 10' +4h 16' +0h 39' -3h 01' -6h 16' -7h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -63.7 -45 -23.6 -0.3 +16.3 +22.7 +16.7 -0.1 -22.9 -45.5 -63.7 -71   -23.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +6 -2 -8 -17 -15 -12 -6 +0 +5 +9 +14   -1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.9 (-36) -20.3 (-37) -17.6 (-32) -12.2 (-22) -7.7 (-14) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +1.3 (+2) -1.9 (-3) -6.9 (-12) -12.4 (-22) -15.2 (-27) -9.4 (-17)

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