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Kristiansand vs Reykhólar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Reykhólar, Iceland is approximately 1,757 km or 1,092 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Reykhólar bearing 103.1° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 129.9° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Reykhólar has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Reykhólar is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.1 °C (5.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 858 mm (33.8 in) more which is equivalent to 858 l/m² (21.06 US gal/ft²) or 8,580,000 l/ha (917,259 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/7 as much.
  • There are 612 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 40' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.3° higher in Kristiansand than in Reykhólar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +5 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +79 (+3) +53 (+2) +26 (+1) +39 (+2) +27 (+1) +41 (+2) +56 (+2) +104 (+4) +101 (+4) +80 (+3) +117 (+5) +135 (+5) +858 (+34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +3 (+11) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +6 (+20) +6 (+19)   +31 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 25' +1h 37' +0h 46' +1h 00' +2h 13' +3h 46' +2h 01' +2h 19' +1h 34' +1h 23' +1h 00' +1h 00'   +1h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 34' +1h 12' +0h 11' -0h 47' -2h 02' -3h 24' -2h 39' -1h 13' -0h 10' +0h 49' +2h 05' +3h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.1 +7.2 +7.2 +7.3 +7.3 +7.3 +7.3 +7.3 +7.3 +7.2 +7.2 +7   +7.3

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