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Kristiansand vs Van Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Van, Turkey is approximately 3,346 km or 2,079 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Van bearing 322.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 295.3° or WNW .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1015.9 mm (40 in) more which is equivalent to 1015.9 l/m² (24.93 US gal/ft²) or 10,159,000 l/ha (1,086,065 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/3 as much.
  • There are 853 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 2h 19' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.6° lower in Kristiansand than in Van.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +0 (0) +-1 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +0 (0) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +93 (+4) +66 (+3) +20 (+1) +19 (+1) +8 (+0) +54 (+2) +100 (+4) +136 (+5) +143 (+6) +105 (+4) +134 (+5) +140 (+5) +1016 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +9 (+32) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) +9 (+30) +13 (+42) +14 (+45) +16 (+53) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +15 (+48)   +120 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 23' -2h 03' -0h 50' -1h 10' -1h 09' -1h 58' -3h 19' -3h 13' -2h 42' -2h 36' -3h 20' -3h 13'   -2h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 43' -1h 34' -0h 16' +1h 03' +2h 20' +3h 08' +2h 46' +1h 34' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 22' -3h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.6 -19.6 -19.7 -19.6 -19.6 -19.7 -19.6 -19.7 -19.7 -19.7 -19.6 -19.6   -19.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +6 +2 +3 +6 +17 +26 +35 +36 +20 +14 +15   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.5 (+6) +2.8 (+5) +0.6 (+1) -0.7 (-1) -0.7 (-1) +0.8 (+1) +1.8 (+3) +3.9 (+7) +4.3 (+8) +2 (+4) +1.9 (+3) +4 (+7) +2 (+4)

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