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Kristiansand vs Sapporo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Sapporo, Japan is approximately 7,962 km or 4,948 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Sapporo bearing 336.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 214.1° or SW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sapporo has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.8 °C (14°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 271.4 mm (10.7 in) more which is equivalent to 271.4 l/m² (6.66 US gal/ft²) or 2,714,000 l/ha (290,145 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 124 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 20' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15° lower in Kristiansand than in Sapporo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +20 (+1) +6 (+0) -20 (-1) +11 (+0) +3 (+0) +9 (+0) +35 (+1) +1 (+0) +18 (+1) +37 (+1) +78 (+3) +73 (+3) +271 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +6 (+19)   +48 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 23' -0h 48' -0h 44' -0h 24' +1h 03' +2h 30' +2h 09' +0h 23' -0h 40' -2h 15' -2h 04' -1h 52'   -0h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 17' -1h 18' -0h 13' +0h 52' +1h 57' +2h 38' +2h 19' +1h 18' +0h 11' -0h 54' -1h 59' -2h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15 -14.9 -15 -14.9 -15 -15.1 -15.1 -15.2 -15.2 -15.2 -15.1 -15   -15
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +8 +6 +8 -1 -7 -7 -2 +5 +12 +15 +14   +5.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4 (+7) +3.7 (+7) +2.3 (+4) +1.2 (+2) -1.7 (-3) -3.5 (-6) -5 (-9) -6.4 (-12) -4 (-7) -0.4 (-1) +1.9 (+3) +4.4 (+8) -0.3 (-1)

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