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Kristiansand vs Orland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Orland, Norway is approximately 621 km or 386 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Orland bearing 188.8° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 187.4° or S .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Orland has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Orland is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 353 mm (13.9 in) more which is equivalent to 353 l/m² (8.66 US gal/ft²) or 3,530,000 l/ha (377,380 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° higher in Kristiansand than in Orland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +30 (+1) -6 (0) +13 (+1) +8 (+0) +9 (+0) +19 (+1) +57 (+2) +23 (+1) +22 (+1) +77 (+3) +60 (+2) +353 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 43' +0h 51' +0h 08' -0h 33' -1h 23' -2h 09' -1h 45' -0h 51' -0h 07' +0h 34' +1h 25' +2h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.4   +5.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -1 -1 -6 -10 -12 -13 -7 -4 -2 +1 +3   -4.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.3 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -0.1 (0) +0.7 (+1) -0.3 (-1) +0.1 (+0) +1.1 (+2) +1.2 (+2) +1.3 (+2) +0.7 (+1) +1 (+2) +0.9 (+2) +0.3 (+1)

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