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Kristiansand vs Madrid Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Madrid, Spain is approximately 2,132 km or 1,325 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Madrid bearing 18.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 27.6° or NNE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Madrid has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Madrid is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 6.8 °C (12.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 989.1 mm (38.9 in) more which is equivalent to 989.1 l/m² (24.27 US gal/ft²) or 9,891,000 l/ha (1,057,414 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/5 as much.
  • There are 1115 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 02' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Madrid.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +86 (+3) +56 (+2) +32 (+1) +28 (+1) +19 (+1) +49 (+2) +95 (+4) +134 (+5) +128 (+5) +115 (+5) +117 (+5) +129 (+5) +989 (+39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +10 (+35) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +6 (+20) +12 (+39) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +12 (+39)   +104 (+29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 15' -3h 13' -2h 36' -2h 20' -1h 27' -1h 48' -4h 11' -4h 29' -3h 28' -3h 29' -3h 02' -3h 15'   -3h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 32' -1h 27' -0h 15' +0h 59' +2h 11' +2h 55' +2h 35' +1h 27' +0h 13' -1h 01' -2h 13' -2h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.7 -17.7 -17.7 -17.7 -17.7 -17.7 -17.6 -17.7 -17.6 -17.7 -17.6 -17.6   -17.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +10 +10 +14 +9 +17 +29 +32 +23 +13 +8 +6   +14.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.2 (-11) -6 (-11) -5.3 (-10) -2.3 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -1.7 (-3) +0.6 (+1) +0.5 (+1) -2.7 (-5) -3.8 (-7) -3.8 (-7) -3.6 (-6) -3.1 (-6)

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