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Kristiansand vs Napier, Hawkes Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand is approximately 17,792 km or 11,056 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Napier, Hawkes Bay bearing 342.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 205.7° or SSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Napier, Hawkes Bay is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.2 °C (13°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 591.3 mm (23.3 in) more which is equivalent to 591.3 l/m² (14.51 US gal/ft²) or 5,913,000 l/ha (632,139 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • There are 486 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 20' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.9° lower in Kristiansand than in Napier, Hawkes Bay.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -9 (-16) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) 0 (0) -7 (-13) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-39) -21 (-37) -16 (-29) -9 (-16) -2 (-3) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) 0 (0) -6 (-11) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -8 (-14) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +82 (+3) +40 (+2) -26 (-1) +6 (+0) -6 (0) -15 (-1) +20 (+1) +64 (+3) +90 (+4) +101 (+4) +129 (+5) +107 (+4) +591 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +8 (+28) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +13 (+42)   +72 (+20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 15' -4h 08' -2h 15' +0h 48' +3h 17' +4h 32' +3h 46' +1h 38' -1h 16' -3h 38' -5h 42' -6h 52'   -1h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 31' -4h 32' -0h 49' +3h 07' +6h 35' +8h 30' +7h 38' +4h 33' +0h 42' -3h 13' -6h 41' -8h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -58.3 -39.7 -18.3 +5 +21.7 +28.2 +22.3 +5.6 -17.2 -39.9 -58.2 -65.4   -17.9

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