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Kristiansand vs Portland, Maine Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Portland, Maine, Usa is approximately 5,383 km or 3,345 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Portland, Maine bearing 43.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 108.7° or ESE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Portland, Maine has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 274.7 mm (10.8 in) more which is equivalent to 274.7 l/m² (6.74 US gal/ft²) or 2,747,000 l/ha (293,673 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 797 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 10' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° lower in Kristiansand than in Portland, Maine.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +4 (+7) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+12) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +38 (+2) +15 (+1) -31 (-1) -31 (-1) -34 (-1) -12 (0) +26 (+1) +70 (+3) +78 (+3) +54 (+2) +45 (+2) +57 (+2) +275 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +5 (+18) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +9 (+30) +10 (+32)   +55 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 52' -2h 39' -2h 07' -0h 48' -0h 30' -0h 14' -1h 52' -2h 30' -2h 44' -3h 25' -2h 52' -3h 32'   -2h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 13' -1h 16' -0h 13' +0h 51' +1h 54' +2h 34' +2h 15' +1h 16' +0h 11' -0h 53' -1h 56' -2h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.5 -14.6 -14.6 -14.6 -14.5 -14.5 -14.4 -14.4 -14.4 -14.4 -14.4 -14.5   -14.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +18 +15 +14 +8 +7 +11 +16 +18 +21 +19 +23   +15.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.9 (+12) +6.2 (+11) +3.4 (+6) +2.5 (+5) +0.6 (+1) -1.1 (-2) -1.1 (-2) -0.3 (-1) +0.9 (+2) +3.1 (+6) +3.1 (+6) +7.6 (+14) +2.7 (+5)

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