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Kristiansand vs Taiyuan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Taiyuan, China is approximately 7,293 km or 4,532 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Taiyuan bearing 325.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 237.3° or WSW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Taiyuan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Taiyuan is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 944.1 mm (37.2 in) more which is equivalent to 944.1 l/m² (23.17 US gal/ft²) or 9,441,000 l/ha (1,009,306 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.5° lower in Kristiansand than in Taiyuan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) +-3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) +-3 (-6) +2 (+3) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +1 (+3) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +5 (+10) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +125 (+5) +94 (+4) +51 (+2) +49 (+2) +23 (+1) +20 (+1) -16 (-1) +49 (+2) +92 (+4) +124 (+5) +164 (+6) +170 (+7) +944 (+37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 47' -1h 36' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 24' +3h 13' +2h 50' +1h 37' +0h 14' -1h 07' -2h 26' -3h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.4 -20.4 -20.5 -20.4 -20.4 -20.5 -20.5 -20.6 -20.6 -20.6 -20.5 -20.5   -20.5

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