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Kristiansand vs Gibraltar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Gibraltar, Gibraltar is approximately 2,636 km or 1,638 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Gibraltar bearing 17.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 27.6° or NNE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Gibraltar has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Gibraltar is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11.3 °C (20.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 634 mm (25 in) more which is equivalent to 634 l/m² (15.56 US gal/ft²) or 6,340,000 l/ha (677,788 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • There are 1055 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 53' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.9° lower in Kristiansand than in Gibraltar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.9°C (17.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Gibraltar. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Gibraltar 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 (-27) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -14 (-24) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) +2 (+0) -44 (-2) +14 (+1) +33 (+1) +71 (+3) +103 (+4) +140 (+6) +133 (+5) +98 (+4) +62 (+2) +46 (+2) +634 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +9 (+32) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +11 (+37) +13.5 (+44) +14 (+45) +16 (+53) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +11 (+35)   +124.5 (+34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 40' -2h 43' -1h 48' -2h 00' -1h 46' -1h 40' -2h 56' -3h 36' -3h 44' -3h 48' -3h 18' -3h 34'   -2h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 54' -1h 41' -0h 17' +1h 08' +2h 31' +3h 21' +2h 57' +1h 41' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 33' -3h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -21.9 -22 -21.9 -22 -21.9 -21.9   -21.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +6 +3 +3 -1 +0 +5 +9 +8 +7 +6 +10   +5.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.3 (-24) -13.5 (-24) -12.2 (-22) -9.5 (-17) -8.3 (-15) -7.1 (-13) -6.1 (-11) -7.1 (-13) -8.5 (-15) -10.3 (-19) -11.6 (-21) -10.7 (-19) -9.9 (-18)

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