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Kristiansand vs Chennai, Tamil Nadu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India is approximately 7,742 km or 4,811 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Chennai, Tamil Nadu bearing 327.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 278.2° or W .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Chennai, Tamil Nadu has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Chennai, Tamil Nadu is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 21.7 °C (39.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.2 °C (18.4°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 140 mm (5.5 in) less which is equivalent to 140 l/m² (3.44 US gal/ft²) or 1,400,000 l/ha (149,669 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 921 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 32' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.4°C (34.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -29 (-52) -28 (-51) -26 (-46) -23 (-41) -18 (-33) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -24 (-42) -24 (-44) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -28 (-50) -27 (-48) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -18 (-33) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -22 (-39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -27 (-48) -26 (-46) -24 (-44) -22 (-39) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -19 (-35) -22 (-39) -24 (-42) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +66 (+3) +58 (+2) +61 (+2) +19 (+1) +4 (+0) -17 (-1) +5 (+0) -5 (0) -220 (-9) -233 (-9) +21 (+1) -140 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +15 (+53) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +9 (+30) +14 (+45)   +97 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 48' -6h 22' -5h 27' -2h 58' -0h 27' +2h 50' +3h 29' +1h 34' -1h 06' -3h 27' -5h 14' -6h 32'   -2h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 23' -2h 36' -0h 28' +1h 46' +3h 50' +5h 01' +4h 28' +2h 36' +0h 24' -1h 50' -3h 53' -5h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45 -44.9 -45 -45 -30.7 -24.3 -30.1 -44.9 -45.1 -45 -45 -45.1   -40.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +7 +5 +3 +4 +11 +7 +10 +7 +4 +5 +8   +6.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23.8 (-43) -25.1 (-45) -24.6 (-44) -23.2 (-42) -20.3 (-37) -14.6 (-26) -11.9 (-21) -11.7 (-21) -15.6 (-28) -18.9 (-34) -21.1 (-38) -21.8 (-39) -19.4 (-35)

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