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Kristiansand vs Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Usa is approximately 6,186 km or 3,844 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania bearing 39.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 113° or ESE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.1 °C (5.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 465.1 mm (18.3 in) more which is equivalent to 465.1 l/m² (11.41 US gal/ft²) or 4,651,000 l/ha (497,223 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 583 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 35' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +-1 (-1) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) +0 (+1) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +2 (+4) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +64 (+3) +39 (+2) -25 (-1) -7 (0) -33 (-1) -19 (-1) +9 (+0) +62 (+2) +81 (+3) +93 (+4) +104 (+4) +99 (+4) +465 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +1 (+4) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +5 (+16) +10 (+33) +7 (+23) +8 (+27) +6 (+19)   +33 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 38' -1h 01' -1h 38' -0h 20' +0h 07' -0h 16' -0h 56' -1h 21' -2h 58' -3h 30' -3h 02' -2h 30'   -1h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 31' -1h 27' -0h 15' +0h 59' +2h 11' +2h 55' +2h 34' +1h 27' +0h 13' -1h 01' -2h 12' -2h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.7 -17.7 -17.8 -17.7 -17.6 -17.6 -17.5 -17.6 -17.5 -17.5 -17.5 -17.6   -17.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +14 +16 +20 +15 +13 +18 +22 +27 +27 +23 +17   +18.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.4 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +0.6 (+1) +0.9 (+2) -0.8 (-1) -2.4 (-4) -1.1 (-2) -0.4 (-1) +0.8 (+1) +2.6 (+5) +2.2 (+4) +3.8 (+7) +1 (+2)

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