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Kristiansand vs Wellington Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Wellington, New Zealand is approximately 17,919 km or 11,135 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Wellington bearing 338.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 212.1° or SSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Wellington is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.7 °C (10.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 136.4 mm (5.4 in) more which is equivalent to 136.4 l/m² (3.35 US gal/ft²) or 1,364,000 l/ha (145,821 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 217 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 0h 36' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.1° lower in Kristiansand than in Wellington.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.8°C (8.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -7 (-13) 1 (+2) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -14 (-26) -8 (-14) -1 (-1) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +2 (+3) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -15 (-26) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +50 (+2) +40 (+2) -34 (-1) -34 (-1) -63 (-2) -64 (-3) -38 (-2) +8 (+0) +52 (+2) +54 (+2) +82 (+3) +82 (+3) +136 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +7 (+25) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +9 (+29)   +29 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 44' -3h 45' -1h 44' +1h 12' +4h 07' +5h 48' +4h 48' +2h 23' -0h 34' -2h 48' -4h 54' -6h 05'   -0h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 41' -4h 38' -0h 50' +3h 11' +6h 44' +8h 41' +7h 48' +4h 39' +0h 43' -3h 17' -6h 50' -8h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.6 -37.9 -16.5 +6.8 +23.5 +30 +24.1 +7.4 -15.4 -38.1 -56.5 -63.7   -16.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +8 +6 -4 -11 -10 -5 +2 +4 +7 +14 +16   +3.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.1 (-27) -16 (-29) -12.4 (-22) -8.3 (-15) -2.9 (-5) +2.5 (+5) +6.7 (+12) +6.6 (+12) +2.2 (+4) -2.6 (-5) -7 (-13) -10.9 (-20) -4.8 (-9)

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