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Kristiansand vs Murmansk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Murmansk, Russia is approximately 1,703 km or 1,058 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Murmansk bearing 237.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 215.2° or SW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Murmansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.1 °C (12.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 909.8 mm (35.8 in) more which is equivalent to 909.8 l/m² (22.33 US gal/ft²) or 9,098,000 l/ha (972,637 US gal/ac) more. About 2 6/7 as much.
  • There are 494 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 21' more per day or about 1 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.7° higher in Kristiansand than in Murmansk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +6 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +98 (+4) +78 (+3) +43 (+2) +53 (+2) +28 (+1) +21 (+1) +43 (+2) +64 (+3) +103 (+4) +110 (+4) +135 (+5) +136 (+5) +910 (+36)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 46' +2h 01' +0h 27' -0h 32' +1h 34' +1h 08' +0h 40' +2h 09' +2h 40' +1h 42' +1h 34' +1h 03'   +1h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 31' +2h 10' +0h 20' -1h 22' -4h 18' -6h 13' -5h 40' -2h 11' -0h 17' +1h 26' +4h 25' +6h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.5 +10.7 +10.7 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.6 +10.5 +10.8   +10.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -3 -3 -1 -3 +0 -2 -1 -2 -2 -1 +1   -1.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9 (+16) +8.8 (+16) +7.1 (+13) +6.6 (+12) +5.8 (+10) +4.6 (+8) +3.3 (+6) +4.4 (+8) +4.8 (+9) +6.4 (+12) +7.9 (+14) +10 (+18) +6.6 (+12)

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