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Kristiansand vs Punta Arenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Punta Arenas, Chile is approximately 14,244 km or 8,851 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Punta Arenas bearing 41.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 48.6° or NE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Punta Arenas has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.2 °C (2.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1025.3 mm (40.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1025.3 l/m² (25.16 US gal/ft²) or 10,253,000 l/ha (1,096,114 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° lower in Kristiansand than in Punta Arenas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) 0 (0) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +8 (+14) +0 (0) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) 0 (0) +7 (+13) +13 (+23) +15 (+28) +14 (+24) +8 (+14) +2 (+3) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +89 (+4) +72 (+3) +32 (+1) +37 (+1) +16 (+1) +47 (+2) +74 (+3) +113 (+4) +132 (+5) +124 (+5) +144 (+6) +144 (+6) +1025 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +6 (+21) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +9 (+29)   +58 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 08' -5h 30' -0h 59' +3h 46' +8h 00' +10h 21' +9h 17' +5h 30' +0h 51' -3h 54' -8h 06' -10h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.7 -26 -4.5 +18.8 +35.3 +41.7 +35.6 +18.8 -4 -26.7 -45 -51.9   -4.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +8 +0 -8 -18 -16 -13 -6 +1 +9 +14 +17   +0.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.5 (-17) -9.4 (-17) -6.2 (-11) -1.5 (-3) +3.4 (+6) +9 (+16) +12.3 (+22) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +3.2 (+6) -2 (-4) -5.2 (-9) +1.2 (+2)

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