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Kristiansand vs Jiuquan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Jiuquan, China is approximately 6,374 km or 3,961 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Jiuquan bearing 321.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 245.9° or WSW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Jiuquan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Jiuquan is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.2 °C (22°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1313 mm (51.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1313 l/m² (32.22 US gal/ft²) or 13,130,000 l/ha (1,403,684 US gal/ac) more. About 16 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Jiuquan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-12) +-4 (-8) +0 (0) +5 (+8) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) 0 (0) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +5 (+8) +9 (+16) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +98 (+4) +58 (+2) +69 (+3) +48 (+2) +61 (+2) +85 (+3) +126 (+5) +146 (+6) +151 (+6) +174 (+7) +172 (+7) +1313 (+52)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +15 (+53) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +8 (+26) +16 (+53) +17 (+55) +18 (+60) +19 (+61)   +153 (+42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 36' -1h 29' -0h 15' +1h 00' +2h 14' +3h 00' +2h 38' +1h 30' +0h 13' -1h 03' -2h 16' -3h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.3 -18.3 -18.3 -18.3 -18.3 -18.4 -18.4 -18.5 -18.4 -18.5 -18.4 -18.3   -18.3

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