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Kristiansand vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 17,687 km or 10,991 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 212.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 347.6° or NNW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The average annual temperature is 24.4 °C (43.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1188 mm (46.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1188 l/m² (29.16 US gal/ft²) or 11,880,000 l/ha (1,270,051 US gal/ac) more. About 6 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.3° higher in Kristiansand than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +7 (+13) +19 (+34) +27 (+48) +34 (+61) +37 (+66) +42 (+76) +43 (+77) +38 (+68) +27 (+49) +13 (+24) +5 (+8) +24 (+44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +112 (+4) +71 (+3) +47 (+2) +55 (+2) +37 (+1) +47 (+2) +87 (+3) +130 (+5) +146 (+6) +133 (+5) +164 (+6) +159 (+6) +1188 (+47)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -17h 04' -13h 37' -2h 11' +9h 26' +16h 25' +17h 46' +17h 09' +13h 29' +1h 53' -9h 45' -16h 29' -17h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.1 -1.5 +20 +43 +60 +66.6 +60.6 +43.5 +21.1 -1.8 -20.1 -27.1   +20.3

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