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Kristiansand vs Christchurch Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Christchurch, New Zealand is approximately 18,074 km or 11,231 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Christchurch bearing 332.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 219.8° or SW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 785.8 mm (30.9 in) more which is equivalent to 785.8 l/m² (19.29 US gal/ft²) or 7,858,000 l/ha (840,072 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/7 as much.
  • There are 195 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 32' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.9° lower in Kristiansand than in Christchurch.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.7°C (8.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -7 (-13) +1 (+2) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +2 (+4) -6 (-11) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -6 (-11) +2 (+3) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -10 (-19) -15 (-27) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -12 (-22) -6 (-11) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +82 (+3) +58 (+2) +5 (+0) +20 (+1) +0 (+0) +25 (+1) +36 (+1) +84 (+3) +115 (+5) +109 (+4) +126 (+5) +128 (+5) +786 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +8 (+28) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +7 (+23) +10 (+33) +10 (+32)   +59 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 07' -3h 17' -1h 15' +1h 28' +3h 38' +5h 28' +4h 13' +2h 11' -0h 32' -2h 56' -5h 12' -5h 11'   -0h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 54' -4h 46' -0h 51' +3h 16' +6h 56' +8h 57' +8h 02' +4h 47' +0h 44' -3h 23' -7h 02' -8h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -54.3 -35.7 -14.2 +9.1 +25.7 +32.2 +26.3 +9.6 -13.1 -35.9 -54.2 -61.4   -13.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +5 -3 -7 -17 -15 -13 -5 +2 +5 +10 +11   -1.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.9 (-30) -16.3 (-29) -13.6 (-24) -7.4 (-13) -1.7 (-3) +4.7 (+8) +7.9 (+14) +7.2 (+13) +2.9 (+5) -2.8 (-5) -8.2 (-15) -12.4 (-22) -4.7 (-8)

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