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Kristiansand vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,300 km or 5,157 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 328.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 281.9° or WNW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 20.3 °C (36.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.8 °C (30.2°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1003 mm (39.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1003 l/m² (24.62 US gal/ft²) or 10,030,000 l/ha (1,072,274 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.3°C (36.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -29 (-53) -27 (-48) -22 (-39) -16 (-29) -11 (-21) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -14 (-26) -19 (-34) -24 (-44) -26 (-48) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-51) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -26 (-46) -20 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -26 (-46) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -21 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +66 (+3) +31 (+1) -68 (-3) -180 (-7) -324 (-13) -111 (-4) -21 (-1) +29 (+1) -80 (-3) -216 (-9) -134 (-5) +5 (+0) -1003 (-39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +9 (+32) +1 (+3) -5 ( -17) -13 ( -42) -10 ( -33) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) +9 (+29)   0 ( 0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 43' -2h 48' -0h 30' +1h 55' +4h 07' +5h 22' +4h 47' +2h 48' +0h 26' -1h 59' -4h 10' -5h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -51.1 -50.9 -51 -41.2 -24.6 -18.2 -24 -40.8 -51.1 -51 -51.1 -51.2   -42.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +3 -3 -9 -16 -14 -10 -4 -1 -2 +1 +7   -3.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.2 (-47) -26.6 (-48) -25.7 (-46) -23.3 (-42) -20.5 (-37) -16.3 (-29) -12.8 (-23) -12.5 (-23) -15.2 (-27) -19 (-34) -22.5 (-41) -23.5 (-42) -20.3 (-37)

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