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Kristiansand vs Kingston Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Kingston, Jamaica is approximately 8,017 km or 4,982 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Kingston bearing 33.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 95.3° or E .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 20 °C (36°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16 °C (28.8°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 590 mm (23.2 in) more which is equivalent to 590 l/m² (14.48 US gal/ft²) or 5,900,000 l/ha (630,749 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1207 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 18' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.4° lower in Kristiansand than in Kingston.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19°C (34.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -19 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -25 (-44) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -26 (-46) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -21 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +108 (+4) +82 (+3) +52 (+2) +36 (+1) -80 (-3) -39 (-2) +53 (+2) +51 (+2) +70 (+3) -15 (-1) +124 (+5) +148 (+6) +590 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +14 (+50) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +9 (+29) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +8 (+26) +14 (+47) +17 (+55)   +125 (+34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 42' -5h 29' -4h 27' -2h 40' -0h 15' +1h 26' -0h 07' -1h 19' -2h 18' -4h 23' -6h 26' -7h 01'   -3h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 07' -2h 26' -0h 26' +1h 39' +3h 35' +4h 42' +4h 11' +2h 26' +0h 22' -1h 43' -3h 38' -4h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40.2 -40.2 -40.3 -40.3 -35.4 -29.2 -34.8 -40.1 -40 -40 -40 -40.1   -38.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +2 -2 -5 -10 -7 -3 +6 +7 +3 +11 +10   +1.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25.1 (-45) -25.5 (-46) -23.9 (-43) -20.8 (-37) -18.5 (-33) -15 (-27) -11.7 (-21) -10.7 (-19) -14 (-25) -18.9 (-34) -21.1 (-38) -22.8 (-41) -19 (-34)

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