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Kristiansand vs Rockwell City, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Rockwell City, Ia, Usa is approximately 6,815 km or 4,235 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Rockwell City, Ia bearing 35.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 124.3° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Rockwell City, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Rockwell City, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.9 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.2 °C (23.8°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 607.1 mm (23.9 in) more which is equivalent to 607.1 l/m² (14.9 US gal/ft²) or 6,071,000 l/ha (649,030 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.1° lower in Kristiansand than in Rockwell City, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) +-2 (-3) +5 (+8) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+6) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) +7 (+12) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +9 (+15) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +112 (+4) +82 (+3) +14 (+1) +2 (+0) -45 (-2) -39 (-2) -7 (0) +44 (+2) +61 (+2) +93 (+4) +143 (+6) +149 (+6) +607 (+24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 23' -1h 22' -0h 14' +0h 55' +2h 03' +2h 46' +2h 26' +1h 22' +0h 12' -0h 57' -2h 05' -2h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.2 -16.2 -16.3 -16.2 -16.2 -16.1 -16 -16.1 -16 -16 -16 -16.1   -16.1

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