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Kristiansand vs Essen Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Essen, Germany is approximately 755 km or 469 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Essen bearing 4.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 5.4° or N .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Essen is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 468 mm (18.4 in) more which is equivalent to 468 l/m² (11.49 US gal/ft²) or 4,680,000 l/ha (500,323 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Essen.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +47 (+2) +43 (+2) -13 (-1) +5 (+0) -15 (-1) -22 (-1) +15 (+1) +66 (+3) +83 (+3) +83 (+3) +93 (+4) +83 (+3) +468 (+18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 15' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 28' +1h 04' +1h 28' +1h 16' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 05' -1h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.7 -6.8 -6.8 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.8 -6.7 -6.7   -6.7

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