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Kristiansand vs Tromso Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Tromso, Norway is approximately 1,382 km or 859 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Tromso bearing 207.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 197.8° or SSW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tromso has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Tromso is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.2 °C (7.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 401 mm (15.8 in) more which is equivalent to 401 l/m² (9.84 US gal/ft²) or 4,010,000 l/ha (428,696 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • There are 549 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 30' more per day or about 1 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.5° higher in Kristiansand than in Tromso.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4°C (7.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +14 (+1) -7 (0) +12 (+0) +12 (+0) +20 (+1) +31 (+1) +64 (+3) +56 (+2) +24 (+1) +71 (+3) +68 (+3) +401 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) +2 (+7) +2 (+6)   -33 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 44' +1h 37' +1h 07' +0h 32' +2h 32' +2h 16' +0h 38' +1h 52' +1h 54' +1h 27' +1h 16' +1h 03'   +1h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 58' +2h 25' +0h 22' -1h 31' -4h 52' -6h 13' -6h 06' -2h 27' -0h 19' +1h 35' +5h 00' +6h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.1 +11.4 +11.4 +11.5 +11.5 +11.5 +11.5 +11.5 +11.5 +11.4 +11.1 +11.5   +11.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +2 +3 -1 -5 -4 -6 -2 -1 +3 +4 +8   +0.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.3 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +4 (+7) +4.5 (+8) +4.1 (+7) +3.8 (+7) +3.3 (+6) +4.1 (+7) +4.8 (+9) +5.1 (+9) +4.3 (+8) +4.7 (+8) +4 (+7)

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