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Kristiansand vs Las Vegas, Nevada Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Las Vegas, Nevada, Usa is approximately 8,284 km or 5,148 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Las Vegas, Nevada bearing 27.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 135.4° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Las Vegas, Nevada has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Las Vegas, Nevada is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.4 °C (22.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1296.2 mm (51 in) more which is equivalent to 1296.2 l/m² (31.81 US gal/ft²) or 12,962,000 l/ha (1,385,724 US gal/ac) more. About 13 3/8 as much.
  • There are 2043 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 5h 35' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22° lower in Kristiansand than in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Relative humidity levels are 51.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5°C (9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -15 (-28) -15 (-28) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +116 (+5) +88 (+3) +51 (+2) +68 (+3) +51 (+2) +72 (+3) +95 (+4) +131 (+5) +149 (+6) +148 (+6) +165 (+7) +163 (+6) +1296 (+51)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +13 (+46) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +11 (+35) +13 (+42) +17 (+57) +16 (+52) +18 (+60) +18 (+58)   +164 (+45)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 54' -5h 44' -5h 46' -4h 58' -4h 30' -4h 22' -4h 03' -4h 52' -6h 24' -6h 36' -6h 56' -7h 00'   -5h 35'
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 (°) -22.1 -22.2 -22.2 -22.2 -22.1 -22 -21.9 -21.9 -21.9 -21.9 -21.9 -22   -22
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +42 +46 +50 +52 +50 +55 +53 +55 +61 +57 +53 +47   +51.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.2 (+0) +0.1 (+0) +3.2 (+6) +6.1 (+11) +7.9 (+14) +9.8 (+18) +5.8 (+10) +4.8 (+9) +7.9 (+14) +5.8 (+10) +4.7 (+8) +4 (+7) +5 (+9)

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