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Kristiansand vs Lanzhou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Lanzhou, China is approximately 6,986 km or 4,341 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Lanzhou bearing 323.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 244.6° or WSW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.2 °C (4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1084.9 mm (42.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1084.9 l/m² (26.63 US gal/ft²) or 10,849,000 l/ha (1,159,830 US gal/ac) more. About 4 3/7 as much.
  • There are 347 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 57' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22° lower in Kristiansand than in Lanzhou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) +-3 (-6) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) +-3 (-5) +2 (+3) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +127 (+5) +98 (+4) +53 (+2) +54 (+2) +20 (+1) +38 (+2) +47 (+2) +67 (+3) +110 (+4) +129 (+5) +172 (+7) +172 (+7) +1085 (+43)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +14 (+50) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +12 (+39) +18 (+60) +20 (+65)   +118 (+32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 21' -1h 54' -0h 23' +0h 34' +1h 25' +2h 22' +1h 03' -0h 27' -0h 12' -2h 17' -3h 52' -4h 21'   -0h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 55' -1h 41' -0h 17' +1h 08' +2h 31' +3h 21' +2h 58' +1h 41' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 33' -3h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.9 -21.9 -22 -21.9 -22 -22 -22 -22.1 -22.1 -22.1 -22 -22   -22
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +25 +28 +27 +19 +16 +11 +12 +10 +14 +20 +21   +18.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.3 (+13) +4.9 (+9) +2.6 (+5) +1.1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -2.8 (-5) -2.6 (-5) -1.5 (-3) +1 (+2) +4.8 (+9) +8.8 (+16) +1.7 (+3)

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