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Kristiansand vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Durban, South Africa is approximately 10,031 km or 6,233 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 348.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 340.2° or NNW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 13.4 °C (24.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 573 mm (22.6 in) more which is equivalent to 573 l/m² (14.06 US gal/ft²) or 5,730,000 l/ha (612,575 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 548 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 30' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.4° lower in Kristiansand than in Durban.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.5°C (24.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -16 (-29) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -16 (-29) -9 (-15) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -18 (-32) -22 (-39) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -16 (-29) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -13 (-1) -64 (-3) +0 (+0) -1 (0) +47 (+2) +65 (+3) +81 (+3) +83 (+3) +144 (+6) +166 (+7) +71 (+3) +573 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +7 (+25) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +9 (+29)   +99 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 42' -3h 32' -1h 50' -0h 34' +0h 32' +2h 26' +1h 23' -0h 01' -0h 42' -2h 05' -4h 02' -4h 56'   -1h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 46' -4h 05' -0h 44' +2h 48' +5h 56' +7h 39' +6h 52' +4h 05' +0h 38' -2h 53' -6h 01' -7h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -67.6 -49 -27.6 -4.3 +12.3 +18.7 +12.7 -4.1 -26.8 -49.4 -67.6 -75   -27.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -3 -8 -9 -11 -5 -2 -1 +0 +0 +2 +4   -2.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.5 (-44) -25.5 (-46) -22.6 (-41) -17.3 (-31) -10.5 (-19) -3.4 (-6) -0.4 (-1) -1.6 (-3) -6.8 (-12) -11.7 (-21) -17.2 (-31) -20.2 (-36) -13.5 (-24)

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