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Kristiansand vs Trincomalee Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Trincomalee, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,220 km or 5,108 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Trincomalee bearing 328.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 279.8° or W .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Trincomalee has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The annual mean temperature is 21.4 °C (38.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 168 mm (6.6 in) less which is equivalent to 168 l/m² (4.12 US gal/ft²) or 1,680,000 l/ha (179,603 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42° lower in Kristiansand than in Trincomalee.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.8°C (35.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -28 (-51) -27 (-48) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -14 (-24) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -23 (-42) -25 (-45) -21 (-39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -30 (-53) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -20 (-37) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -20 (-35) -23 (-42) -26 (-47) -22 (-39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) +0 (+0) +8 (+0) +23 (+1) +6 (+0) +49 (+2) +34 (+1) +54 (+2) +52 (+2) -64 (-3) -158 (-6) -168 (-7) -168 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +10 (+35) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +10 (+33) +10 (+32) +8 (+26) +12 (+40) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +3 (+10)   +79 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 37' -2h 45' -0h 29' +1h 52' +4h 02' +5h 16' +4h 42' +2h 45' +0h 25' -1h 56' -4h 05' -5h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -49.4 -49.3 -49.4 -42.9 -26.3 -19.8 -25.7 -42.5 -49.5 -49.4 -49.4 -49.5   -42
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +2 -2 -3 -3 +5 +9 +12 +15 +7 +1 +3   +4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.8 (-48) -26.8 (-48) -25.8 (-46) -23.2 (-42) -19.8 (-36) -14.6 (-26) -10.8 (-19) -11.1 (-20) -13.6 (-24) -18.2 (-33) -22.5 (-41) -23.9 (-43) -19.8 (-36)

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