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Kristiansand vs Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi, Iceland is approximately 1,404 km or 872 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi bearing 108.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 128.7° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 220 mm (8.7 in) less which is equivalent to 220 l/m² (5.4 US gal/ft²) or 2,200,000 l/ha (235,195 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • There are 598 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 37' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.1° higher in Kristiansand than in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi 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) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +4 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -64 (-3) -25 (-1) -60 (-2) -45 (-2) -39 (-2) -12 (0) +16 (+1) +34 (+1) +4 (+0) -30 (-1) +10 (+0) -9 (0) -220 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +3 (+10)   0 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 44' +0h 27' +0h 40' +1h 54' +2h 38' +4h 28' +3h 36' +2h 27' +1h 26' +0h 38' +0h 04' +0h 29'   +1h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 59' +0h 58' +0h 09' -0h 38' -1h 36' -2h 31' -2h 02' -0h 58' -0h 08' +0h 39' +1h 37' +2h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6 +6.1 +6 +6.1 +6.2 +6.2 +6.2 +6.2 +6.2 +6.1 +6.1 +6   +6.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +5 +4 +1 -4 -5 -4 +1 +5 +6 +9 +10   +2.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.1 (-2) -1.1 (-2) +0.6 (+1) +2.4 (+4) +3.5 (+6) +3.8 (+7) +4.9 (+9) +5.5 (+10) +4.8 (+9) +4 (+7) +2.8 (+5) +1.9 (+3) +2.7 (+5)

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