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Kristiansand vs Sioux Falls, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 6,755 km or 4,198 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Sioux Falls, South Dakota bearing 35.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 126.6° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sioux Falls, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Sioux Falls, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.4 °C (0.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.1 °C (27.2°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 794.7 mm (31.3 in) more which is equivalent to 794.7 l/m² (19.5 US gal/ft²) or 7,947,000 l/ha (849,587 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° lower in Kristiansand than in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) +-1 (-1) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) +0 (-1) +6 (+11) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +9 (+15) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +11 (+20) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +115 (+5) +84 (+3) +20 (+1) +9 (+0) -19 (-1) -11 (0) +36 (+1) +71 (+3) +79 (+3) +108 (+4) +148 (+6) +155 (+6) +795 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +10 (+35) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +11 (+37) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +16 (+52)   +101 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 13' -1h 16' -0h 13' +0h 51' +1h 55' +2h 35' +2h 16' +1h 16' +0h 11' -0h 53' -1h 56' -2h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.6 -14.7 -14.7 -14.6 -14.6 -14.6 -14.5 -14.5 -14.4 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5   -14.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +16 +12 +25 +17 +15 +20 +23 +30 +32 +29 +21   +21.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11 (+20) +7.7 (+14) +3 (+5) +3.4 (+6) +0.3 (+1) -2.1 (-4) -1.6 (-3) -0.6 (-1) +3.1 (+6) +5.7 (+10) +7.7 (+14) +11.5 (+21) +4.1 (+7)

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