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Kristiansand vs Tawau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Tawau, Malaysia is approximately 10,747 km or 6,678 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Tawau bearing 330° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 250.7° or WSW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tawau has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Tawau is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.5 °C (35.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.4 °C (31.3°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 361.8 mm (14.2 in) less which is equivalent to 361.8 l/m² (8.88 US gal/ft²) or 3,618,000 l/ha (386,788 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Tawau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -21 (-38) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -25 (-46) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -2 (0) -39 (-2) -17 (-1) -68 (-3) -87 (-3) -103 (-4) -59 (-2) -23 (-1) -18 (-1) +26 (+1) +38 (+1) -362 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 51' -2h 53' -0h 31' +1h 58' +4h 14' +5h 31' +4h 56' +2h 54' +0h 26' -2h 02' -4h 17' -5h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.7 -53.5 -53.4 -38.6 -22 -15.5 -21.4 -38.2 -53.6 -53.6 -53.7 -53.8   -42.6

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