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Kristiansand vs Milford Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Milford Sound, New Zealand is approximately 17,983 km or 11,175 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Milford Sound bearing 324.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 231.1° or SW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Milford Sound is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.3 °C (6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 5100.8 mm (200.8 in) less which is equivalent to 5100.8 l/m² (125.19 US gal/ft²) or 51,008,000 l/ha (5,453,094 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° lower in Kristiansand than in Milford Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -16 (-30) -12 (-22) -5 (-10) +2 (+4) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +4 (+6) -2 (-4) -8 (-15) -13 (-23) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -524 (-21) -372 (-15) -608 (-24) -489 (-19) -498 (-20) -330 (-13) -279 (-11) -266 (-10) -408 (-16) -486 (-19) -373 (-15) -469 (-18) -5101 (-201)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 01' -4h 51' -0h 52' +3h 19' +7h 02' +9h 05' +8h 09' +4h 51' +0h 45' -3h 26' -7h 08' -9h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.2 -34.6 -13.1 +10.2 +26.9 +33.4 +27.5 +10.7 -12 -34.8 -53.1 -60.3   -12.8

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