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Kristiansand vs Vallenar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Vallenar, Chile is approximately 12,065 km or 7,497 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Vallenar bearing 33° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 64.6° or ENE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Vallenar has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Vallenar is in or near the boreal desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.8 °C (14.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.3 °C (20.3°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1369.4 mm (53.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1369.4 l/m² (33.61 US gal/ft²) or 13,694,000 l/ha (1,463,979 US gal/ac) more. About 44 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.4° lower in Kristiansand than in Vallenar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.2°C (11.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) -1 (-2) -7 (-12) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +100 (+4) +61 (+2) +72 (+3) +54 (+2) +72 (+3) +92 (+4) +136 (+5) +154 (+6) +152 (+6) +176 (+7) +173 (+7) +1369 (+54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 42' -4h 02' -0h 43' +2h 46' +5h 52' +7h 35' +6h 48' +4h 03' +0h 37' -2h 52' -5h 57' -7h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -68.5 -49.9 -28.5 -5.2 +11.3 +17.7 +11.7 -5.2 -27.9 -50.5 -68.6 -75.9   -28.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +9 +2 -2 -7 -1 +2 +7 +10 +12 +13 +17   +6.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17 (-31) -17.3 (-31) -14.4 (-26) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) +5.3 (+10) +4.6 (+8) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -9.3 (-17) -12.6 (-23) -6.2 (-11)

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