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Kristiansand vs Fargo, North Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Fargo, North Dakota, Usa is approximately 6,461 km or 4,015 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Fargo, North Dakota bearing 36.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 128.9° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Fargo, North Dakota has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Fargo, North Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.7 °C (31.9°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 907.2 mm (35.7 in) more which is equivalent to 907.2 l/m² (22.26 US gal/ft²) or 9,072,000 l/ha (969,857 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/6 as much.
  • There are 816 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 14' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5°C (8.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +4 (+6) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) +-3 (-5) +3 (+6) +11 (+19) +0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +6 (+10) +12 (+22) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +4 (+6) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +111 (+4) +89 (+3) +35 (+1) +27 (+1) -4 (0) +3 (+0) +35 (+1) +81 (+3) +106 (+4) +110 (+4) +158 (+6) +157 (+6) +907 (+36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +9 (+32) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +10 (+33) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +14 (+45)   +89 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 23' -3h 17' -2h 34' -2h 00' -1h 17' +0h 14' -2h 19' -2h 21' -2h 24' -3h 11' -2h 08' -3h 05'   -2h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 51' -1h 03' -0h 11' +0h 42' +1h 35' +2h 09' +1h 53' +1h 03' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 37' -2h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.3 -11.4 -11.4 -11.3 -11.3 -11.2 -11.1 -11.2 -11.1 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2   -11.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +5 +4 +16 +16 +11 +16 +22 +24 +24 +13 +9   +14
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.3 (+24) +10.1 (+18) +5.2 (+9) +3.1 (+6) +1.2 (+2) -1.7 (-3) -1.1 (-2) +0.5 (+1) +3.1 (+6) +5.2 (+9) +7.3 (+13) +13.2 (+24) +5 (+9)

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