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Kristiansand vs Madang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Madang, Papua New Guinea is approximately 13,099 km or 8,140 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Madang bearing 336.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 229.1° or SW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Madang has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Madang is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.5 °C (35.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2039 mm (80.3 in) less which is equivalent to 2039 l/m² (50.04 US gal/ft²) or 20,390,000 l/ha (2,179,826 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 373 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 01' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Madang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -29 (-51) -26 (-46) -21 (-38) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -24 (-42) -26 (-47) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -262 (-10) -210 (-8) -301 (-12) -366 (-14) -261 (-10) -127 (-5) -29 (-1) +55 (+2) +30 (+1) -136 (-5) -218 (-9) -214 (-8) -2039 (-80)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +5 (+16)   +36 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 23' -2h 03' -0h 34' +2h 22' +1h 17' +2h 34' +1h 44' -0h 01' -1h 48' -3h 25' -4h 34' -4h 23'   -1h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 20' -3h 11' -0h 34' +2h 11' +4h 40' +6h 04' +5h 25' +3h 12' +0h 29' -2h 15' -4h 43' -6h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -63 -62.3 -52.2 -29.2 -12.5 -6.1 -11.9 -28.7 -51.3 -62.4 -63.1 -63.3   -42.2

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