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Kristiansand vs Yuma, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Yuma, Arizona, Usa is approximately 8,600 km or 5,344 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Yuma, Arizona bearing 27.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 133.4° or SE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Yuma, Arizona has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Yuma, Arizona is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.3 °C (29.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1320.4 mm (52 in) more which is equivalent to 1320.4 l/m² (32.41 US gal/ft²) or 13,204,000 l/ha (1,411,595 US gal/ac) more. About 17 3/8 as much.
  • There are 2332 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 6h 23' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.4° lower in Kristiansand than in Yuma, Arizona.
  • Relative humidity levels are 49% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -21 (-37) -20 (-37) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -21 (-39) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +119 (+5) +94 (+4) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +57 (+2) +75 (+3) +97 (+4) +127 (+5) +148 (+6) +146 (+6) +170 (+7) +162 (+6) +1320 (+52)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +14 (+50) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +9.5 (+31) +11.5 (+38) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +17 (+57) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +19 (+61)   +171 (+47)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 52' -6h 43' -6h 30' -6h 06' -5h 30' -4h 38' -4h 27' -5h 40' -6h 44' -7h 40' -7h 58' -7h 46'   -6h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 11' -1h 51' -0h 19' +1h 15' +2h 45' +3h 39' +3h 14' +1h 51' +0h 17' -1h 18' -2h 47' -3h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.5 -25.6 -25.7 -25.6 -25.5 -25.5 -25.3 -25.4 -25.3 -25.3 -25.3 -25.4   -25.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +48 +48 +51 +50 +47 +49 +43 +43 +49 +53 +56 +51   +49
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.7 (-5) -3.2 (-6) +0.1 (+0) +2 (+4) +3.7 (+7) +3.6 (+6) -2 (-4) -3.9 (-7) -2.4 (-4) +0 (+0) +2.1 (+4) +0.6 (+1) -0.2 (0)

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