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Kristiansand vs Low Head Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Low Head, Australia is approximately 16,569 km or 10,296 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Low Head bearing 317.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 254.7° or WSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Low Head is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.2 °C (11.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 729.8 mm (28.7 in) more which is equivalent to 729.8 l/m² (17.91 US gal/ft²) or 7,298,000 l/ha (780,205 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.4° lower in Kristiansand than in Low Head.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -8 (-15) 0 (-1) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +2 (+3) -5 (-9) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -15 (-27) -9 (-15) -2 (-3) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) -4 (-8) -11 (-19) -15 (-26) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -19 (-33) -15 (-26) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +0 (+1) -4 (-7) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +98 (+4) +69 (+3) +13 (+1) +12 (+0) -9 (0) +12 (+0) +18 (+1) +67 (+3) +97 (+4) +101 (+4) +128 (+5) +123 (+5) +730 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 39' -4h 38' -0h 50' +3h 10' +6h 43' +8h 40' +7h 47' +4h 38' +0h 43' -3h 17' -6h 48' -8h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.8 -38.1 -16.7 +6.6 +23.3 +29.8 +23.8 +7.1 -15.7 -38.4 -56.7 -63.9   -16.4

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