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Kristiansand vs Halifax, Nova Scotia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada is approximately 4,925 km or 3,060 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Halifax, Nova Scotia bearing 45.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 104.9° or ESE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Halifax, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 13 mm (0.5 in) more which is equivalent to 13 l/m² (0.32 US gal/ft²) or 130,000 l/ha (13,898 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 94 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 15' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.5° lower in Kristiansand than in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -19 (-1) -51 (-2) -40 (-2) -50 (-2) -19 (-1) +10 (+0) +48 (+2) +39 (+2) +33 (+1) +33 (+1) +41 (+2) +13 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +6 (+19)   +32 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 07' -0h 59' -0h 17' +0h 50' +1h 27' +2h 36' +0h 36' -0h 17' -0h 52' -1h 56' -1h 20' -1h 44'   -0h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 06' -1h 12' -0h 12' +0h 48' +1h 49' +2h 27' +2h 09' +1h 12' +0h 10' -0h 50' -1h 50' -2h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.5 -13.6 -13.6 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -13.4 -13.4 -13.4 -13.4 -13.4 -13.5   -13.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +11 +12 +10 +2 +2 +5 +10 +15 +15 +11 +12   +9.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.8 (+5) +3.2 (+6) +3.3 (+6) +2.8 (+5) +1.4 (+3) +0 (+0) -0.8 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -0.7 (-1) +0.5 (+1) +0 (+0) +3.2 (+6) +1.3 (+2)

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