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Kristiansand vs Isfjord Radio, Svalbard Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Isfjord Radio, Svalbard, Norway is approximately 2,223 km or 1,381 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Isfjord Radio, Svalbard bearing 188.7° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 183.4° or S .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Isfjord Radio, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Isfjord Radio, Svalbard is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11 °C (19.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1064 mm (41.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1064 l/m² (26.11 US gal/ft²) or 10,640,000 l/ha (1,137,487 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/6 as much.
  • There are 693 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 54' more per day or about 1 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.9° higher in Kristiansand than in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.4°C (17°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +14 (+24) +15 (+26) +14 (+24) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +10 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +102 (+4) +75 (+3) +38 (+1) +58 (+2) +38 (+1) +56 (+2) +79 (+3) +103 (+4) +120 (+5) +114 (+4) +139 (+5) +142 (+6) +1064 (+42)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +4 (+14) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +7 (+23)   +42 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 48' +3h 02' +1h 52' -1h 24' -0h 15' +3h 50' +3h 19' +2h 34' +2h 38' +2h 40' +1h 40' +1h 03'   +1h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 55' +7h 41' +1h 08' -5h 25' -7h 34' -6h 13' -6h 50' -7h 31' -0h 58' +5h 37' +7h 30' +6h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.9 +19.6 +19.8 +19.9 +19.9 +19.9 +19.9 +19.9 +19.9 +19.5 +19.9 +20   +19.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -3 -8 -8 -14 -16 -16 -9 -3 +0 +1 +3   -6.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.8 (+14) +8.4 (+15) +11.9 (+21) +12.3 (+22) +10 (+18) +8.1 (+15) +7.7 (+14) +9.1 (+16) +9.6 (+17) +10.4 (+19) +8.7 (+16) +9.2 (+17) +9.4 (+17)

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