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Kristiansand vs Vancouver, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 7,273 km or 4,519 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Vancouver, British Columbia bearing 25.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 147.2° or SSE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Vancouver, British Columbia has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.8 °C (5.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.1 °C (7.4°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 233.7 mm (9.2 in) more which is equivalent to 233.7 l/m² (5.74 US gal/ft²) or 2,337,000 l/ha (249,841 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • There are 40 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 06' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.9° lower in Kristiansand than in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-12) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -24 (-1) -47 (-2) -2 (0) -4 (0) +29 (+1) +68 (+3) +105 (+4) +92 (+4) +38 (+1) +6 (+0) -6 (0) +234 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0)   +24 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 09' +0h 08' +0h 32' +0h 18' +0h 23' +1h 54' -1h 11' -1h 21' -0h 54' -0h 34' -0h 22' -0h 17'   -0h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 34' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 20' +1h 49' +1h 36' +0h 53' +0h 07' -0h 36' -1h 21' -1h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9 -9.1 -9.2 -9.1 -9 -8.9 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.9   -8.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 +0 +3 +7 +3 +5 +9 +11 +7 +1 -2 -3   +3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.1 (-9) -5.7 (-10) -3.8 (-7) -1.3 (-2) -0.9 (-2) +0 (+0) +1.3 (+2) +0.5 (+1) -0.8 (-1) -1.8 (-3) -2.8 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -1.9 (-3)

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