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Kristiansand vs Fresno, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Fresno, California, Usa is approximately 8,397 km or 5,218 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Fresno, California bearing 25.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 139.1° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Fresno, California has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Fresno, California is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.3 °C (18.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1131.7 mm (44.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1131.7 l/m² (27.77 US gal/ft²) or 11,317,000 l/ha (1,209,862 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/5 as much.
  • There are 1913 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 5h 13' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Fresno, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -9 (-15) -6 (-12) -10 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +78 (+3) +54 (+2) +14 (+1) +48 (+2) +50 (+2) +73 (+3) +104 (+4) +142 (+6) +150 (+6) +140 (+5) +141 (+6) +137 (+5) +1132 (+45)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +8 (+28) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +13.5 (+44) +14.5 (+47) +17 (+57) +15 (+48) +17 (+57) +13 (+42)   +143 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 27' -4h 04' -5h 19' -4h 48' -4h 15' -4h 50' -5h 42' -6h 19' -6h 42' -7h 03' -5h 56' -4h 19'   -5h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 51' -1h 39' -0h 17' +1h 07' +2h 28' +3h 17' +2h 54' +1h 39' +0h 15' -1h 09' -2h 30' -3h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.4 -21.5 -21.6 -21.5 -21.4 -21.4 -21.2 -21.3 -21.2 -21.2 -21.2 -21.3   -21.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +10 +17 +24 +26 +33 +38 +41 +40 +35 +24 +8   +25
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.4 (-15) -9.6 (-17) -6.9 (-12) -3.9 (-7) -2.1 (-4) -0.1 (0) +1.2 (+2) +1.2 (+2) -0.3 (-1) -1.7 (-3) -3.3 (-6) -4.7 (-8) -3.2 (-6)

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