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Kristiansand vs Apia, Upolu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Apia, Upolu, Samoa is approximately 15,082 km or 9,372 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Apia, Upolu bearing 0.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 179.7° or S .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Apia, Upolu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 19.3 °C (34.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1452 mm (57.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1452 l/m² (35.64 US gal/ft²) or 14,520,000 l/ha (1,552,284 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 780 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 08' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Apia, Upolu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.6°C (33.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -19 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -21 (-38) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -19 (-33) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -327 (-13) -286 (-11) -296 (-12) -181 (-7) -102 (-4) -55 (-2) +23 (+1) +54 (+2) +24 (+1) -17 (-1) -91 (-4) -198 (-8) -1452 (-57)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -11) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +2 (+6)   +17 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 13' -2h 41' -2h 03' -0h 58' +0h 38' +1h 48' +0h 25' -1h 05' -2h 58' -4h 09' -5h 16' -5h 03'   -2h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 47' -3h 28' -0h 37' +2h 22' +5h 04' +6h 34' +5h 53' +3h 29' +0h 32' -2h 27' -5h 08' -6h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -71.5 -63.9 -43.5 -20.3 -3.8 +2.5 -3.5 -20.4 -43.2 -64.3 -71 -71.9   -39.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +1 -3 -4 -10 -5 -4 +3 +4 +5 +8 +8   +0.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -27.4 (-49) -26.7 (-48) -24.6 (-44) -21.1 (-38) -17 (-31) -12.6 (-23) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -12.7 (-23) -17 (-31) -20.8 (-37) -23.2 (-42) -18.6 (-33)

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