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Kristiansand vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 1,526 km or 948 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 115.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 136.9° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The average temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 669.1 mm (26.3 in) more which is equivalent to 669.1 l/m² (16.42 US gal/ft²) or 6,691,000 l/ha (715,312 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 800 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 11' more per day or about 1 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.2° higher in Kristiansand than in Raufarhöfn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.6°C (6.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +44 (+2) -4 (0) +26 (+1) +30 (+1) +36 (+1) +56 (+2) +85 (+3) +84 (+3) +67 (+3) +96 (+4) +98 (+4) +669 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +1 (+4) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +3 (+10)   +8 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 25' +1h 44' +1h 21' +2h 18' +2h 56' +3h 26' +3h 23' +3h 46' +2h 18' +1h 23' +1h 10' +1h 03'   +2h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 15' +1h 26' +0h 14' -0h 56' -2h 29' -4h 42' -3h 22' -1h 27' -0h 12' +0h 58' +2h 33' +4h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.1 +8.2 +8.2 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +8.2 +8.1 +7.9   +8.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +0.4 -3.4 -7.9 -17.7 -17.6 -17.2 -12.4 -8 -4.5 +1.8 +5.8   -6.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.6 (+1) +0.5 (+1) +2.9 (+5) +4.2 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5.1 (+9) +5.2 (+9) +4.5 (+8) +4 (+7) +3.7 (+7) +3.6 (+6)

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