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Kristiansand vs Padang, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 10,236 km or 6,360 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Padang, Sumatra bearing 328.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 268.5° or W .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Padang, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Padang, Sumatra is in or near the tropical wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.9 °C (35.9°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 3365 mm (132.5 in) less which is equivalent to 3365 l/m² (82.59 US gal/ft²) or 33,650,000 l/ha (3,597,408 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 805 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 12' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.7° lower in Kristiansand than in Padang, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.8°C (30.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -26 (-47) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -29 (-51) -26 (-46) -21 (-38) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -24 (-42) -26 (-47) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -233 (-9) -152 (-6) -293 (-12) -336 (-13) -282 (-11) -214 (-8) -148 (-6) -207 (-8) -303 (-12) -420 (-17) -405 (-16) -372 (-15) -3365 (-132)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +3 (+11) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3)   -2 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 54' -4h 44' -2h 50' -1h 16' -0h 03' +1h 38' +0h 54' -0h 25' -1h 48' -3h 25' -4h 32' -5h 07'   -2h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 07' -3h 03' -0h 33' +2h 05' +4h 28' +5h 49' +5h 12' +3h 04' +0h 28' -2h 09' -4h 32' -5h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -58.8 -58.5 -55.8 -33.4 -16.8 -10.3 -16.2 -33 -55.1 -58.6 -58.8 -59   -42.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +13 +9 +6 +1 +5 +9 +12 +14 +13 +15 +16   +10.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.8 (-45) -24.4 (-44) -22.3 (-40) -18.8 (-34) -15.5 (-28) -11.2 (-20) -7.9 (-14) -8.3 (-15) -11.4 (-21) -15.7 (-28) -19.7 (-35) -21.9 (-39) -16.8 (-30)

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