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Kristiansand vs Faro Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Faro, Portugal is approximately 2,623 km or 1,630 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Faro bearing 21.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 33.2° or NNE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Faro has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Faro is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 10.1 °C (18.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 879 mm (34.6 in) more which is equivalent to 879 l/m² (21.57 US gal/ft²) or 8,790,000 l/ha (939,709 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1363 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 43' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.1° lower in Kristiansand than in Faro.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.2°C (14.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +50 (+2) +28 (+1) +23 (+1) +35 (+1) +37 (+1) +67 (+3) +103 (+4) +139 (+5) +142 (+6) +86 (+3) +90 (+4) +79 (+3) +879 (+35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +9 (+32) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +11 (+37) +14 (+45) +15 (+48) +16 (+53) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +12 (+39)   +126 (+35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 50' -3h 45' -2h 36' -3h 00' -2h 19' -2h 40' -3h 58' -4h 46' -4h 12' -4h 32' -4h 24' -4h 40'   -3h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 50' -1h 38' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 27' +3h 16' +2h 53' +1h 39' +0h 15' -1h 09' -2h 29' -3h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.1 -21.1 -21.2 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1   -21.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +2 +4 +4 +2 +3 +11 +16 +14 +10 +8 +8   +7.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.4 (-22) -13 (-23) -10.7 (-19) -7.9 (-14) -6.2 (-11) -5.6 (-10) -3.9 (-7) -3.9 (-7) -6.4 (-12) -8.4 (-15) -9.8 (-18) -9.9 (-18) -8.2 (-15)

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