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Kristiansand vs Ny-Alesund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Ny-Alesund, Norway is approximately 2,312 km or 1,437 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Ny-Alesund bearing 185.9° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 182.1° or S .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.5 °C (24.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1031 mm (40.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1031 l/m² (25.3 US gal/ft²) or 10,310,000 l/ha (1,102,207 US gal/ac) more. About 3 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.7° higher in Kristiansand than in Ny-Alesund.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.5°C (22.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +14 (+24) +13 (+24) +14 (+24) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +64 (+3) +24 (+1) +51 (+2) +41 (+2) +56 (+2) +75 (+3) +103 (+4) +110 (+4) +116 (+5) +144 (+6) +146 (+6) +1031 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 55' +8h 07' +1h 17' -6h 00' -7h 34' -6h 13' -6h 50' -7h 57' -1h 06' +6h 09' +7h 30' +6h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.8 +20.3 +20.6 +20.8 +20.8 +20.8 +20.8 +20.7 +20.7 +20.3 +20.7 +20.8   +20.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +1 -3 -5 -13 -15 -15 -9 -3 +4 +11 +13   -2.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.9 (+23) +13.6 (+24) +15.1 (+27) +15.5 (+28) +11.3 (+20) +9.2 (+17) +8.6 (+15) +9.7 (+17) +11 (+20) +13.5 (+24) +14.2 (+26) +15 (+27) +12.5 (+23)

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