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Kristiansand vs Kandalaksa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Kandalaksa, Russia is approximately 1,579 km or 981 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Kandalaksa bearing 242.5° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 220.7° or SW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kandalaksa has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Kandalaksa is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 7.3 °C (13.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.5 °C (17.1°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 881.4 mm (34.7 in) more which is equivalent to 881.4 l/m² (21.63 US gal/ft²) or 8,814,000 l/ha (942,275 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.9° higher in Kristiansand than in Kandalaksa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +11 (+21) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +93 (+4) +74 (+3) +33 (+1) +48 (+2) +20 (+1) +24 (+1) +37 (+1) +81 (+3) +98 (+4) +102 (+4) +132 (+5) +140 (+6) +881 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 59' +1h 38' +0h 15' -1h 03' -2h 53' -5h 50' -4h 10' -1h 38' -0h 13' +1h 05' +2h 57' +5h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.8 +9 +9 +9 +9 +9 +9 +9 +9 +8.9 +8.8 +8.6   +8.9

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