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Kristiansand vs Richmond, Virginia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Richmond, Virginia, Usa is approximately 6,287 km or 3,907 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Richmond, Virginia bearing 39.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 108.6° or ESE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Richmond, Virginia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Richmond, Virginia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.4 °C (13.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 281 mm (11.1 in) more which is equivalent to 281 l/m² (6.9 US gal/ft²) or 2,810,000 l/ha (300,408 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 901 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 28' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Richmond, Virginia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +39 (+2) +26 (+1) -24 (-1) -6 (0) -36 (-1) -19 (-1) -38 (-1) +3 (+0) +62 (+2) +77 (+3) +100 (+4) +97 (+4) +281 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +6 (+21) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +10 (+33) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +12 (+39)   +71 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 00' -2h 39' -2h 32' -2h 06' -1h 03' -0h 52' -1h 42' -1h 54' -2h 32' -3h 21' -3h 56' -3h 56'   -2h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 48' -1h 37' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 25' +3h 13' +2h 51' +1h 37' +0h 14' -1h 08' -2h 27' -3h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.7 -20.7 -20.8 -20.7 -20.7 -20.6 -20.5 -20.6 -20.5 -20.5 -20.5 -20.6   -20.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +25 +24 +24 +15 +15 +15 +18 +23 +27 +30 +28   +22.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.3 (-2) -0.3 (-1) -1.3 (-2) -2.3 (-4) -4.7 (-8) -5.2 (-9) -4.9 (-9) -4.4 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -0.4 (-1) +0.5 (+1) +1.8 (+3) -2.2 (-4)

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