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Kristiansand vs Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn, Greenland is approximately 3,008 km or 1,869 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn bearing 84° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 138° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 11 °C (19.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1138 mm (44.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1138 l/m² (27.93 US gal/ft²) or 11,380,000 l/ha (1,216,598 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/3 as much.
  • There are 83 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 12' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11° higher in Kristiansand than in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn vs Kristiansand.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +15 (+26) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +118 (+5) +87 (+3) +49 (+2) +58 (+2) +40 (+2) +56 (+2) +72 (+3) +111 (+4) +115 (+5) +121 (+5) +155 (+6) +156 (+6) +1138 (+45)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +7 (+25) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +12 (+39)   +80 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 48' +2h 05' -0h 15' -1h 16' -1h 46' -1h 24' -1h 46' -2h 36' -0h 08' +0h 25' +1h 18' +1h 03'   -0h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 42' +2h 15' +0h 21' -1h 25' -4h 31' -6h 13' -5h 50' -2h 17' -0h 18' +1h 29' +4h 38' +6h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.7 +10.9 +10.9 +11 +11 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1 +11 +10.7 +11   +11

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