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Kristiansand vs Cardiff, Wales Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Cardiff, Wales, Uk is approximately 1,046 km or 650 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Cardiff, Wales bearing 39.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 48.9° or NE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Cardiff, Wales is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 440 mm (17.3 in) more which is equivalent to 440 l/m² (10.8 US gal/ft²) or 4,400,000 l/ha (470,389 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 242 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 39' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Cardiff, Wales.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) 0 (0) 1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (+0) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +37 (+1) +33 (+1) -14 (-1) +16 (+1) -6 (0) +9 (+0) +30 (+1) +63 (+2) +64 (+3) +57 (+2) +76 (+3) +75 (+3) +440 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +3 (+10)   +8 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 03' +0h 27' +0h 23' +0h 36' +1h 34' +2h 26' +2h 07' +0h 50' +0h 26' -0h 15' -0h 16' -0h 27'   +0h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 15' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 28' +1h 04' +1h 28' +1h 17' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 05' -1h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.8 -6.7 -6.7   -6.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -8 -7 -2 -8 -5 -5 -2 -2 -4 -5 -4   -4.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.1 (-13) -6.5 (-12) -5.3 (-10) -2.4 (-4) -2.2 (-4) -1.1 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -2.3 (-4) -3.8 (-7) -4.5 (-8) -4.8 (-9) -3.5 (-6)

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