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Kristiansand vs Death Valley, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Death Valley, California, Usa is approximately 8,317 km or 5,168 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Death Valley, California bearing 26.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 136.8° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Death Valley, California has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Death Valley, California is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.4 °C (31.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1353.5 mm (53.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1353.5 l/m² (33.22 US gal/ft²) or 13,535,000 l/ha (1,446,981 US gal/ac) more. About 29 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Death Valley, California.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +123 (+5) +94 (+4) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +56 (+2) +75 (+3) +101 (+4) +139 (+5) +153 (+6) +151 (+6) +171 (+7) +165 (+6) +1354 (+53)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +14 (+50) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +9 (+29) +11.5 (+38) +13.5 (+44) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +19 (+61)   +174 (+48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 53' -1h 40' -0h 17' +1h 08' +2h 29' +3h 19' +2h 56' +1h 40' +0h 15' -1h 10' -2h 31' -3h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.7 -21.8 -21.9 -21.8 -21.7 -21.7 -21.6 -21.6 -21.5 -21.5 -21.6 -21.6   -21.6

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