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Kristiansand vs Nuwara Eliya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,345 km or 5,186 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Nuwara Eliya bearing 328.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 281.1° or W .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Nuwara Eliya is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.8 °C (15.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.1 °C (29°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 503 mm (19.8 in) less which is equivalent to 503 l/m² (12.34 US gal/ft²) or 5,030,000 l/ha (537,740 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Nuwara Eliya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -6 (-11) 0 (+0) +3 (+5) 1 (+2) -3 (-6) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +21 (+1) +25 (+1) -9 (0) -78 (-3) -120 (-5) -101 (-4) -70 (-3) -16 (-1) -20 (-1) -75 (-3) -39 (-2) -21 (-1) -503 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +7 (+25) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -40) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13)   -25 ( -7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 42' -2h 48' -0h 30' +1h 55' +4h 06' +5h 22' +4h 47' +2h 48' +0h 26' -1h 59' -4h 10' -5h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -51 -50.8 -50.9 -41.3 -24.7 -18.2 -24.1 -40.9 -51 -50.9 -51 -51.1   -42.3

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