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Kristiansand vs Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 12,588 km or 7,822 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua bearing 335° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 233.3° or SW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 18.9 °C (34.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.5 °C (33.3°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 426 mm (16.8 in) less which is equivalent to 426 l/m² (10.46 US gal/ft²) or 4,260,000 l/ha (455,422 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.4°C (35°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -25 (-44) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -104 (-4) -139 (-5) -176 (-7) -110 (-4) -25 (-1) +0 (+0) +34 (+1) +35 (+1) +30 (+1) +69 (+3) -3 (0) -37 (-1) -426 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +5 (+16)   +30 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 12' -3h 06' -0h 33' +2h 07' +4h 32' +5h 55' +5h 17' +3h 07' +0h 28' -2h 12' -4h 36' -5h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -60.4 -60 -54.6 -31.8 -15.2 -8.7 -14.6 -31.3 -53.8 -60.1 -60.5 -60.6   -42.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -4 -7 -10 -17 -14 -11 -5 -1 +1 +1 +3   -5.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -27.1 (-49) -27.2 (-49) -24.9 (-45) -21.4 (-39) -18.5 (-33) -14.5 (-26) -11.5 (-21) -11.2 (-20) -13.8 (-25) -17.4 (-31) -21.8 (-39) -23.8 (-43) -19.4 (-35)

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