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Kristiansand vs Rai Valley Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Rai Valley, New Zealand is approximately 17,874 km or 11,107 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Rai Valley bearing 336.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 214.6° or SW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Rai Valley is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.8 °C (8.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.1 °C (14.6°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 626.2 mm (24.7 in) less which is equivalent to 626.2 l/m² (15.37 US gal/ft²) or 6,262,000 l/ha (669,449 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Rai Valley.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -7 (-12) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +2 (+4) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -15 (-26) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -12 (0) -87 (-3) -112 (-4) -131 (-5) -89 (-3) -72 (-3) -56 (-2) -15 (-1) -43 (-2) +4 (+0) -1 (0) -626 (-25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 40' -4h 38' -0h 50' +3h 11' +6h 44' +8h 41' +7h 48' +4h 39' +0h 43' -3h 17' -6h 49' -8h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.6 -38 -16.5 +6.8 +23.4 +29.9 +24 +7.3 -15.5 -38.2 -56.5 -63.7   -16.2

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