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Kristiansand vs Port Elizabeth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Port Elizabeth, South Africa is approximately 10,378 km or 6,449 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Port Elizabeth bearing 350.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 345.4° or NNW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Port Elizabeth is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.2 °C (18.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 875 mm (34.4 in) more which is equivalent to 875 l/m² (21.47 US gal/ft²) or 8,750,000 l/ha (935,433 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1023 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 48' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.4° lower in Kristiansand than in Port Elizabeth.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.4°C (18.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -13 (-23) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +0 (0) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -12 (-22) -6 (-10) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -3 (-5) -9 (-15) -15 (-26) -19 (-33) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +92 (+4) +60 (+2) +8 (+0) +15 (+1) -1 (0) +13 (+1) +57 (+2) +79 (+3) +93 (+4) +148 (+6) +172 (+7) +139 (+5) +875 (+34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +9 (+32) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +10 (+32) +13 (+43) +14 (+45)   +106 (+29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 42' -4h 59' -3h 09' -1h 22' +1h 01' +2h 26' +1h 11' -0h 44' -2h 18' -4h 36' -6h 38' -7h 50'   -2h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 03' -4h 16' -0h 46' +2h 55' +6h 11' +7h 59' +7h 10' +4h 16' +0h 39' -3h 01' -6h 16' -8h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -63.7 -45 -23.6 -0.3 +16.3 +22.7 +16.7 -0.1 -22.8 -45.5 -63.7 -70.9   -23.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 -2 -7 -8 -12 -9 -4 -2 -1 +0 +4 +7   -2.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.1 (-38) -22.4 (-40) -19.5 (-35) -13.2 (-24) -7.8 (-14) -1.8 (-3) +2 (+4) +1.1 (+2) -3.1 (-6) -8.3 (-15) -13.4 (-24) -16.7 (-30) -10.4 (-19)

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