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Kristiansand vs Salem, Or Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Salem, Or, Usa is approximately 7,697 km or 4,783 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Salem, Or bearing 25.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 145.1° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Salem, Or has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.1 °C (7.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 406.3 mm (16 in) more which is equivalent to 406.3 l/m² (9.97 US gal/ft²) or 4,063,000 l/ha (434,362 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° lower in Kristiansand than in Salem, Or.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -6 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -14 (-1) -44 (-2) +12 (+0) +10 (+0) +41 (+2) +90 (+4) +124 (+5) +117 (+5) +77 (+3) +17 (+1) +0 (+0) +406 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 05' -1h 11' -0h 12' +0h 48' +1h 47' +2h 25' +2h 07' +1h 11' +0h 10' -0h 49' -1h 49' -2h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.3 -13.4 -13.4 -13.3 -13.3 -13.2 -13.1 -13.1 -13.1 -13.1 -13.1 -13.2   -13.2

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