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Kristiansand vs Ruatoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Ruatoria, New Zealand is approximately 17,655 km or 10,971 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Ruatoria bearing 345.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 201.5° or SSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Ruatoria is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 7.4 °C (13.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.8 °C (15.8°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 444 mm (17.5 in) less which is equivalent to 444 l/m² (10.9 US gal/ft²) or 4,440,000 l/ha (474,665 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.5° lower in Kristiansand than in Ruatoria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -16 (-29) -9 (-17) -2 (-4) +4 (+6) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) 0 (0) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) -8 (0) -109 (-4) -71 (-3) -110 (-4) -134 (-5) -101 (-4) -87 (-3) -11 (0) +51 (+2) +75 (+3) +37 (+1) -444 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 22' -4h 27' -0h 48' +3h 03' +6h 28' +8h 21' +7h 29' +4h 28' +0h 41' -3h 09' -6h 33' -8h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -59.9 -41.3 -19.9 +3.4 +20.1 +26.6 +20.7 +4 -18.8 -41.5 -59.8 -67   -19.5

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