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Kristiansand vs Sagres, Algarve Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Sagres, Algarve, Portugal is approximately 2,657 km or 1,651 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Sagres, Algarve bearing 22.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 35° or NE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sagres, Algarve has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Sagres, Algarve is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.3 °C (16.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 984 mm (38.7 in) more which is equivalent to 984 l/m² (24.15 US gal/ft²) or 9,840,000 l/ha (1,051,961 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1101 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 3h 00' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.1° lower in Kristiansand than in Sagres, Algarve.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10°C (18°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +65 (+3) +53 (+2) +1 (+0) +35 (+1) +34 (+1) +70 (+3) +102 (+4) +142 (+6) +142 (+6) +107 (+4) +116 (+5) +117 (+5) +984 (+39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +6 (+21) 0 ( 0) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +9 (+30) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +9 (+29)   +97 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 11' -3h 06' -2h 19' -2h 20' -1h 42' -1h 16' -2h 38' -3h 38' -3h 26' -4h 07' -4h 04' -4h 17'   -3h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 50' -1h 38' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 27' +3h 16' +2h 53' +1h 39' +0h 15' -1h 09' -2h 29' -3h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.1 -21.1 -21.2 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1   -21.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +0 -5 -7 -14 -16 -14 -11 -7 -2 +1 +6   -5.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.8 (-25) -13.7 (-25) -12.8 (-23) -10.1 (-18) -8.6 (-15) -7.5 (-14) -5.2 (-9) -6 (-11) -8.6 (-15) -10.7 (-19) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18)

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