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Kristiansand vs Cologne Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Cologne, Germany is approximately 803 km or 499 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Cologne bearing 4.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 5.1° or N .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Cologne is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.6 °C (6.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 693 mm (27.3 in) more which is equivalent to 693 l/m² (17.01 US gal/ft²) or 6,930,000 l/ha (740,863 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 343 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 56' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Cologne.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (5.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +72 (+3) +49 (+2) +22 (+1) +21 (+1) +3 (+0) -4 (0) +38 (+1) +60 (+2) +98 (+4) +99 (+4) +117 (+5) +118 (+5) +693 (+27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +4 (+13)   +6 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 23' +0h 38' +0h 34' +0h 34' +1h 19' +2h 54' +2h 40' +1h 30' +0h 28' +0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 01'   +0h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 19' -0h 44' -0h 07' +0h 29' +1h 07' +1h 32' +1h 20' +0h 44' +0h 06' -0h 30' -1h 08' -1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.1 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2   -7.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +0 +1 +3 -1 -1 +0 +2 +3 +1 +0 +2   +0.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4 (-7) -4.1 (-7) -4.4 (-8) -3.3 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -2.4 (-4) -3 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -3.3 (-6) -2.9 (-5) -2 (-4) -3.3 (-6)

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