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Kristiansand vs Chiang Mai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Chiang Mai, Thailand is approximately 8,300 km or 5,158 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Chiang Mai bearing 326.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 259° or W .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Chiang Mai has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Chiang Mai is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.3 °C (33°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 216 mm (8.5 in) more which is equivalent to 216 l/m² (5.3 US gal/ft²) or 2,160,000 l/ha (230,918 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • There are 889 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 27' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.9° lower in Kristiansand than in Chiang Mai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.5°C (31.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -26 (-47) -19 (-34) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-44) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -18 (-32) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -20 (-37) -20 (-36) -18 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +121 (+5) +95 (+4) +49 (+2) +23 (+1) -100 (-4) -57 (-2) -57 (-2) -93 (-4) -72 (-3) +31 (+1) +123 (+5) +153 (+6) +216 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +15 (+53) +10 (+32) +8 (+27) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) 0 ( 0) +8 (+26) +16 (+53) +20 (+65)   +79 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 54' -6h 15' -4h 50' -2h 34' +0h 19' +3h 40' +3h 32' +2h 27' -0h 26' -4h 11' -6h 34' -7h 38'   -2h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 04' -2h 24' -0h 25' +1h 38' +3h 32' +4h 39' +4h 08' +2h 24' +0h 22' -1h 41' -3h 35' -4h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -39.2 -39.2 -39.3 -39.3 -36.3 -30 -35.4 -39.4 -39.4 -39.3 -39.3 -39.3   -37.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +12 +15 +12 -8 -12 -11 -9 -6 -2 +2 +8   +0.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.3 (-37) -20.8 (-37) -20.2 (-36) -18.9 (-34) -18.6 (-33) -15.3 (-28) -12.5 (-23) -12.6 (-23) -15.3 (-28) -17.8 (-32) -19.4 (-35) -17.9 (-32) -17.5 (-32)

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