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Kristiansand vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 11,083 km or 6,887 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 327.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 277.4° or W .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 19.8 °C (35.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.5 °C (29.7°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 587 mm (23.1 in) less which is equivalent to 587 l/m² (14.41 US gal/ft²) or 5,870,000 l/ha (627,542 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.4°C (34.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Kristiansand.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -30 (-53) -27 (-48) -22 (-39) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -19 (-33) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -30 (-54) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -27 (-49) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -96 (-4) -154 (-6) -191 (-8) -143 (-6) -154 (-6) -117 (-5) +21 (+1) +62 (+2) +69 (+3) +69 (+3) +56 (+2) -587 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +6 (+21) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +14 (+47) +14 (+45) +13 (+43) +15 (+48)   +90 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 41' -3h 25' -0h 37' +2h 20' +4h 59' +6h 28' +5h 47' +3h 25' +0h 31' -2h 25' -5h 03' -6h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -69.7 -65 -45.5 -22.3 -5.6 +0.8 -5.1 -21.9 -44.6 -65 -69.6 -70.1   -40.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +2 -3 -8 -15 -13 -9 -2 +4 +5 +8 +9   -1.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.9 (-48) -27.9 (-50) -26 (-47) -22.4 (-40) -19.1 (-34) -14.3 (-26) -11.1 (-20) -10.6 (-19) -12.7 (-23) -17 (-31) -20.8 (-37) -23.5 (-42) -19.4 (-35)

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