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Kristiansand vs Johannesburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 9,563 km or 5,942 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 349.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 341.9° or NNW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 9.1 °C (16.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 858 mm (33.8 in) more which is equivalent to 858 l/m² (21.06 US gal/ft²) or 8,580,000 l/ha (917,259 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/7 as much.
  • There are 1387 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 47' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.1° lower in Kristiansand than in Johannesburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -12 (-22) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +0 (0) -7 (-13) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -10 (-18) -2 (-4) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -11 (-19) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -8 (-14) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) -1 (-2) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) -28 (-1) +19 (+1) +45 (+2) +66 (+3) +100 (+4) +137 (+5) +129 (+5) +146 (+6) +165 (+6) +70 (+3) +858 (+34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) 0 ( 0) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +14 (+47) +9 (+29) +7 (+23) +6 (+19)   +92 (+25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 23' -4h 36' -3h 03' -2h 04' -1h 03' +0h 20' -0h 48' -2h 50' -4h 06' -5h 36' -7h 26' -7h 56'   -3h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 30' -3h 55' -0h 42' +2h 41' +5h 42' +7h 22' +6h 37' +3h 56' +0h 36' -2h 47' -5h 47' -7h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -71.2 -52.7 -31.4 -8.2 +8.4 +14.9 +8.9 -7.9 -30.7 -53.2 -71.1 -78.7   -31.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +8 +5 +8 +9 +15 +19 +29 +32 +26 +22 +20   +17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.8 (-34) -18.4 (-33) -15.1 (-27) -7.9 (-14) +0.2 (+0) +6.9 (+12) +10.1 (+18) +9.3 (+17) +3.8 (+7) -4.4 (-8) -10.4 (-19) -14.3 (-26) -4.9 (-9)

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