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Kristiansand vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 3,481 km or 2,163 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 81.1° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 154.1° or SSE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.3 °C (32.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.7 °C (19.3°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1277 mm (50.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1277 l/m² (31.34 US gal/ft²) or 12,770,000 l/ha (1,365,198 US gal/ac) more. About 11 2/7 as much.
  • There are 125 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 21' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.3° higher in Kristiansand than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19°C (34.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Kristiansand.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +14 (+25) +15 (+28) +18 (+32) +19 (+34) +22 (+39) +19 (+34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +23 (+42) +26 (+46) +23 (+41) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +18 (+33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +23 (+42) +26 (+46) +23 (+41) +15 (+26) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +12 (+22) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +122 (+5) +94 (+4) +58 (+2) +67 (+3) +51 (+2) +68 (+3) +88 (+3) +119 (+5) +138 (+5) +141 (+6) +166 (+7) +165 (+6) +1277 (+50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +11 (+39) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +15 (+48)   +125 (+34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 48' +2h 58' +0h 13' -3h 34' -2h 07' -0h 10' -0h 23' -0h 19' +0h 52' +2h 13' +1h 40' +1h 03'   +0h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 55' +6h 47' +0h 55' -4h 22' -7h 34' -6h 13' -6h 50' -6h 41' -0h 47' +4h 35' +7h 30' +6h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.3 +18 +18.2 +18.3 +18.3 +18.4 +18.4 +18.4 +18.4 +18.1 +18.4 +18.4   +18.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +16 +12 +10 +3 -1 +0 +4 +10 +12 +17 +18   +9.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +23.3 (+42) +24.8 (+45) +26.5 (+48) +23.3 (+42) +15.3 (+28) +11.4 (+21) +11.4 (+21) +12 (+22) +14.6 (+26) +18.8 (+34) +21.9 (+39) +24.5 (+44) +19 (+34)

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