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Kristiansand vs Edmonton, Alberta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is approximately 6,524 km or 4,054 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Edmonton, Alberta bearing 31.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 143.7° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Edmonton, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Edmonton, Alberta is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.5 °C (6.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 939.9 mm (37 in) more which is equivalent to 939.9 l/m² (23.07 US gal/ft²) or 9,399,000 l/ha (1,004,815 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 410 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 07' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.8°C (12.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +-1 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +-1 (-1) +0 (-1) +6 (+11) +10 (+19) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +6 (+12) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +9 (+17) +13 (+23) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +105 (+4) +83 (+3) +45 (+2) +51 (+2) +15 (+1) -5 (0) +10 (+0) +76 (+3) +114 (+5) +136 (+5) +160 (+6) +151 (+6) +940 (+37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +5 (+18) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +10 (+32)   +66 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 05' -0h 53' -0h 58' -1h 02' -0h 36' +0h 56' -1h 32' -1h 34' -1h 12' -2h 01' -1h 52' -1h 30'   -1h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 54' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 46' +1h 04' +0h 55' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 47' -1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.7 -4.7 -4.8 -4.7 -4.6 -4.6 -4.5 -4.5 -4.4 -4.5 -4.5 -4.6   -4.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +4 +8 +23 +25 +19 +20 +22 +27 +25 +10 +5   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.5 (+19) +7.8 (+14) +6.1 (+11) +5.7 (+10) +5.5 (+10) +3.3 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +4 (+7) +6.9 (+12) +6.8 (+12) +8.8 (+16) +11.9 (+21) +6.8 (+12)

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