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Kristiansand vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 13,591 km or 8,446 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 336° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 229.6° or SW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.9 °C (35.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.5 °C (29.7°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 251 mm (9.9 in) more which is equivalent to 251 l/m² (6.16 US gal/ft²) or 2,510,000 l/ha (268,336 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/9 as much.
  • There are 694 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 54' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.1° lower in Kristiansand than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.4°C (34.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -29 (-51) -26 (-46) -21 (-38) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -25 (-44) -27 (-49) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -94 (-4) -108 (-4) -100 (-4) +9 (+0) +44 (+2) +92 (+4) +106 (+4) +103 (+4) +133 (+5) +79 (+3) +9 (+0) +251 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +9 (+32) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +16 (+53) +16 (+52) +17 (+57) +15 (+48)   +137 (+38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 48' -2h 09' -1h 38' -1h 10' +0h 44' +2h 08' +1h 29' -0h 30' -1h 36' -3h 48' -6h 38' -5h 50'   -1h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 33' -3h 20' -0h 36' +2h 16' +4h 51' +6h 18' +5h 38' +3h 20' +0h 31' -2h 21' -4h 55' -6h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -67.2 -65.1 -48.1 -25 -8.3 -1.8 -7.7 -24.5 -47.2 -65 -67.1 -67.5   -41.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +1 -3 -9 -20 -10 -5 +2 +6 +5 +10 +11   -0.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -27.8 (-50) -27.1 (-49) -25 (-45) -22.2 (-40) -20.1 (-36) -13.7 (-25) -10.2 (-18) -9.7 (-17) -13.2 (-24) -17.5 (-32) -21.8 (-39) -24 (-43) -19.4 (-35)

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