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Kristiansand vs Edinburgh, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk is approximately 728 km or 452 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 66° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 75.5° or ENE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Edinburgh, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.3 °C (2.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 733 mm (28.9 in) more which is equivalent to 733 l/m² (17.99 US gal/ft²) or 7,330,000 l/ha (783,626 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 411 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 07' more per day or about 1 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° lower in Kristiansand than in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +71 (+3) +58 (+2) +11 (+0) +32 (+1) +7 (+0) +24 (+1) +47 (+2) +78 (+3) +89 (+4) +88 (+3) +113 (+4) +115 (+5) +733 (+29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +1 (+4) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +3 (+10)   -3 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 03' +0h 27' +0h 46' +1h 22' +2h 05' +3h 04' +3h 03' +2h 15' +0h 54' -0h 00' -0h 14' -0h 21'   +1h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 28' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 23' +0h 33' +0h 28' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 24' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.2 -2.2 -2.1   -2.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -4 -6 -3 -10 -7 -7 -4 -1 -1 +0 +1   -3.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.2 (-9) -5 (-9) -4.3 (-8) -1.7 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -0.5 (-1) +0.5 (+1) +0.4 (+1) -0.5 (-1) -1.7 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -2.5 (-5) -2 (-4)

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