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Kristiansand vs El Paso, Texas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and El Paso, Texas, Usa is approximately 8,315 km or 5,167 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from El Paso, Texas bearing 29.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 126.7° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas El Paso, Texas has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas El Paso, Texas is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.2 °C (18.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1177.1 mm (46.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1177.1 l/m² (28.89 US gal/ft²) or 11,771,000 l/ha (1,258,398 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1920 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 5h 15' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.3° lower in Kristiansand than in El Paso, Texas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 44.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -14 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -11 (-21) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +118 (+5) +90 (+4) +55 (+2) +68 (+3) +52 (+2) +58 (+2) +65 (+3) +103 (+4) +113 (+4) +134 (+5) +165 (+6) +159 (+6) +1177 (+46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +13 (+46) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +13 (+43) +14 (+45) +18 (+60) +17 (+55)   +143 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 19' -5h 37' -5h 32' -4h 56' -4h 11' -3h 18' -2h 38' -4h 00' -5h 40' -6h 25' -7h 16' -7h 11'   -5h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 14' -1h 53' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 48' +3h 43' +3h 18' +1h 53' +0h 17' -1h 19' -2h 51' -3h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.4 -26.4 -26.5 -26.4 -26.4 -26.3 -26.2 -26.2 -26.2 -26.2 -26.2 -26.3   -26.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +42 +45 +48 +49 +44 +45 +37 +38 +43 +45 +49 +44   +44.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.4 (+3) +1.1 (+2) +2.9 (+5) +4.8 (+9) +4.9 (+9) +4.2 (+8) +0.6 (+1) +0.1 (+0) +0.8 (+1) +2.4 (+4) +4.4 (+8) +3.9 (+7) +2.6 (+5)

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