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Kristiansand vs Oslo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Oslo, Norway is approximately 252 km or 157 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Oslo bearing 219.6° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 217.2° or SW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Oslo has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Oslo is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 638 mm (25.1 in) more which is equivalent to 638 l/m² (15.66 US gal/ft²) or 6,380,000 l/ha (682,064 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • There are 163 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 26' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° higher in Kristiansand than in Oslo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +1 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +79 (+3) +64 (+3) +15 (+1) +32 (+1) +5 (+0) +10 (+0) +23 (+1) +54 (+2) +66 (+3) +69 (+3) +103 (+4) +118 (+5) +638 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +4 (+13)   +28 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 21' +0h 12' -0h 32' +0h 10' +0h 25' +1h 12' +1h 13' +0h 58' +0h 30' +0h 17' +0h 18' +0h 15'   +0h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 26' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 22' -0h 32' -0h 27' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 22' +0h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.8 +1.8 +1.8 +1.8 +1.8 +1.8 +1.7 +1.8 +1.7   +1.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +1 +3 +7 +2 +3 +4 +4 +3 +1 +3 +4   +3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.4 (+4) +2.6 (+5) +1.9 (+3) +2.6 (+5) +0.1 (+0) -0.5 (-1) +0.9 (+2) +1.1 (+2) +1.8 (+3) +1.8 (+3) +3 (+5) +4.5 (+8) +1.9 (+3)

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