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Kristiansand vs Joensuu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Joensuu, Finland is approximately 1,282 km or 797 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Joensuu bearing 256.9° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 238° or WSW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Joensuu has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Joensuu is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.9 °C (8.8°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 789 mm (31.1 in) more which is equivalent to 789 l/m² (19.36 US gal/ft²) or 7,890,000 l/ha (843,493 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° higher in Kristiansand than in Joensuu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +91 (+4) +71 (+3) +30 (+1) +38 (+1) +22 (+1) +14 (+1) +29 (+1) +59 (+2) +91 (+4) +94 (+4) +122 (+5) +128 (+5) +789 (+31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 18' +0h 39' +0h 06' -0h 26' -1h 04' -1h 37' -1h 20' -0h 40' -0h 05' +0h 27' +1h 05' +1h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.4 +4.4 +4.4   +4.5

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