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Kristiansand vs Karuizawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Karuizawa, Japan is approximately 8,547 km or 5,311 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Karuizawa bearing 335.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 218.9° or SW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Karuizawa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Karuizawa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 189.7 mm (7.5 in) more which is equivalent to 189.7 l/m² (4.66 US gal/ft²) or 1,897,000 l/ha (202,802 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Karuizawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-2) +0 (-1) +-1 (-2) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) +-1 (-1) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +98 (+4) +57 (+2) +2 (+0) -11 (0) -51 (-2) -112 (-4) -80 (-3) -16 (-1) -17 (-1) +45 (+2) +125 (+5) +150 (+6) +190 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 53' -1h 40' -0h 17' +1h 08' +2h 30' +3h 20' +2h 56' +1h 41' +0h 15' -1h 10' -2h 32' -3h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.7 -21.6 -21.7 -21.7 -21.7 -21.8 -21.8 -21.9 -21.9 -21.9 -21.8 -21.7   -21.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +4 +2 +0 -8 -16 -16 -10 -9 -2 +6 +11   -2.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3 (+5) +2.7 (+5) +2 (+4) -0.3 (-1) -2.6 (-5) -4.4 (-8) -5.6 (-10) -6.5 (-12) -5.2 (-9) -1.6 (-3) +0.5 (+1) +3.6 (+6) -1.2 (-2)

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