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Kristiansand vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 6,263 km or 3,892 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 39.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 118.5° or ESE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.4 °C (2.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.2 °C (16.6°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 485.5 mm (19.1 in) more which is equivalent to 485.5 l/m² (11.92 US gal/ft²) or 4,855,000 l/ha (519,032 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 530 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 26' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +-1 (-2) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) +-2 (-3) +3 (+6) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +4 (+7) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +82 (+3) +64 (+3) -5 (0) -13 (0) -22 (-1) -19 (-1) +23 (+1) +52 (+2) +48 (+2) +82 (+3) +92 (+4) +101 (+4) +486 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) +2 (+7) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +7 (+23)   +50 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 44' -0h 55' -1h 25' -0h 16' -0h 56' -0h 58' -2h 21' -2h 23' -2h 18' -2h 48' -1h 04' -1h 09'   -1h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 18' -1h 19' -0h 13' +0h 53' +1h 58' +2h 40' +2h 20' +1h 19' +0h 11' -0h 55' -2h 00' -2h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.3 -15.4 -15.4 -15.3 -15.3 -15.3 -15.2 -15.2 -15.1 -15.2 -15.2 -15.2   -15.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +8 +12 +18 +13 +14 +21 +24 +24 +25 +14 +10   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.5 (+8) +4.3 (+8) +2.3 (+4) +2.1 (+4) -0.4 (-1) -1.7 (-3) +0.1 (+0) +0.7 (+1) +1.4 (+3) +3.5 (+6) +2.5 (+5) +5 (+9) +2 (+4)

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