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Kristiansand vs Kurunegala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Kurunegala, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,275 km or 5,142 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Kurunegala bearing 328.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 281.2° or W .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kurunegala has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Kurunegala is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 20.2 °C (36.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.6 °C (28.1°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 694 mm (27.3 in) less which is equivalent to 694 l/m² (17.03 US gal/ft²) or 6,940,000 l/ha (741,932 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Kurunegala.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -31 (-56) -30 (-53) -24 (-42) -17 (-31) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -16 (-28) -20 (-37) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -29 (-51) -27 (-48) -23 (-41) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -24 (-44) -22 (-39) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +66 (+3) +8 (+0) -76 (-3) -189 (-7) -136 (-5) -81 (-3) -10 (0) +50 (+2) -3 (0) -206 (-8) -151 (-6) +34 (+1) -694 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 41' -2h 47' -0h 30' +1h 54' +4h 05' +5h 20' +4h 46' +2h 47' +0h 25' -1h 58' -4h 08' -5h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -50.5 -50.4 -50.4 -41.8 -25.2 -18.7 -24.6 -41.4 -50.5 -50.5 -50.5 -50.6   -42.2

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