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Kristiansand vs Stavanger, Rogaland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway is approximately 158 km or 98 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Stavanger, Rogaland bearing 119.4° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 121.4° or ESE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 221 mm (8.7 in) more which is equivalent to 221 l/m² (5.42 US gal/ft²) or 2,210,000 l/ha (236,264 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • There are 257 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 42' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° higher in Kristiansand than in Stavanger, Rogaland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.9°C (1.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +34 (+1) -13 (-1) +23 (+1) -10 (0) +2 (+0) +13 (+1) +28 (+1) +0 (+0) +5 (+0) +40 (+2) +63 (+2) +221 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3)   -33 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 15' +0h 21' -0h 09' +0h 38' +0h 38' +1h 56' +1h 56' +1h 44' +0h 24' +0h 30' +0h 10' -0h 00'   +0h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 08' -0h 12' -0h 10' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 08' +0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.7 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7 +0.8 +0.7 +0.8 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7   +0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -2 -3 -5 -9 -10 -7 -4 -1 +0 +1 +3   -3.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.7 (-5) -2.3 (-4) -1.5 (-3) -0.5 (-1) -1.3 (-2) -0.9 (-2) +0.8 (+1) +0.3 (+1) +0.1 (+0) -0.8 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -0.9 (-2)

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