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Kristiansand vs Phoenix, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Phoenix, Arizona, Usa is approximately 8,411 km or 5,227 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Phoenix, Arizona bearing 28.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 131.8° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Phoenix, Arizona has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Phoenix, Arizona is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.5 °C (27.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1206.4 mm (47.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1206.4 l/m² (29.61 US gal/ft²) or 12,064,000 l/ha (1,289,722 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/5 as much.
  • There are 2246 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 6h 09' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.9°C (1.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -19 (-35) -19 (-35) -19 (-35) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -19 (-34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -16 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +111 (+4) +83 (+3) +40 (+2) +67 (+3) +55 (+2) +72 (+3) +83 (+3) +119 (+5) +134 (+5) +137 (+5) +159 (+6) +148 (+6) +1206 (+47)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +12 (+42) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +10 (+32) +10 (+32) +15 (+50) +16 (+52) +18 (+60) +18 (+58)   +154 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 38' -6h 26' -6h 19' -5h 46' -5h 13' -4h 22' -4h 17' -5h 21' -6h 42' -7h 19' -7h 44' -7h 38'   -6h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 07' -1h 49' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 42' +3h 35' +3h 10' +1h 49' +0h 16' -1h 16' -2h 44' -3h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.7 -24.8 -24.9 -24.8 -24.7 -24.7 -24.6 -24.6 -24.5 -24.6 -24.6 -24.7   -24.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +38 +37 +44 +47 +47 +51 +42 +41 +50 +51 +50 +43   +45.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.5 (-8) -5.9 (-11) -1.8 (-3) +1 (+2) +3.8 (+7) +4.9 (+9) -2.4 (-4) -4.3 (-8) -1.4 (-3) -0.1 (0) +0.6 (+1) -0.9 (-2) -0.9 (-2)

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