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Kristiansand vs Madison, Wisconsin Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Madison, Wisconsin, Usa is approximately 6,435 km or 3,999 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Madison, Wisconsin bearing 38.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 121.3° or ESE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Madison, Wisconsin has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Madison, Wisconsin is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.2 °C (0.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.1 °C (21.8°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 616.7 mm (24.3 in) more which is equivalent to 616.7 l/m² (15.14 US gal/ft²) or 6,167,000 l/ha (659,293 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • There are 840 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 17' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15° lower in Kristiansand than in Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +0 (-1) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) +-1 (-1) +5 (+9) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -1 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) +2 (+3) +7 (+12) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +8 (+15) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +73 (+3) +7 (+0) +0 (+0) -22 (-1) -18 (-1) +18 (+1) +40 (+2) +70 (+3) +98 (+4) +123 (+5) +126 (+5) +617 (+24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +8 (+28) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +13 (+42)   +80 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 36' -2h 22' -2h 29' -0h 48' -0h 46' -0h 38' -2h 27' -2h 38' -3h 28' -3h 42' -2h 44' -2h 52'   -2h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 16' -1h 18' -0h 13' +0h 52' +1h 57' +2h 38' +2h 19' +1h 18' +0h 11' -0h 54' -1h 59' -2h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15 -15.1 -15.2 -15.1 -15 -15 -14.9 -14.9 -14.9 -14.9 -14.9 -15   -15
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +9 +11 +18 +12 +12 +19 +21 +23 +25 +17 +13   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.2 (+15) +6.1 (+11) +2.9 (+5) +2.4 (+4) -0.1 (0) -1.8 (-3) -0.2 (0) +0.4 (+1) +1.8 (+3) +3.8 (+7) +4.2 (+8) +8.4 (+15) +3 (+5)

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