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Detroit, Michigan vs Kristiansand Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Detroit, Michigan, Usa and Kristiansand, Norway is approximately 6,205 km or 3,856 mi.
  • To reach Detroit, Michigan in this distance one would set out from Kristiansand bearing 296.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Detroit, Michigan bearing 219.6° or SW .
  • Detroit, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Detroit, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) more in Detroit, Michigan. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 572.5 mm (22.5 in) less which is equivalent to 572.5 l/m² (14.05 US gal/ft²) or 5,725,000 l/ha (612,040 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 543 more hours of sunlight per year in Detroit, Michigan. In whichever way circa 1h 28' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.9° higher in Detroit, Michigan than in Kristiansand.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -83 (-3) -56 (-2) +3 (+0) +2 (+0) +16 (+1) +17 (+1) -23 (-1) -56 (-2) -83 (-3) -100 (-4) -108 (-4) -101 (-4) -573 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -14) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26)   -57 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 00' +1h 01' +1h 09' +0h 30' +0h 29' +0h 28' +0h 54' +2h 30' +2h 50' +3h 19' +1h 42' +1h 52'   +1h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 22' +1h 21' +0h 14' -0h 55' -2h 02' -2h 44' -2h 24' -1h 21' -0h 12' +0h 57' +2h 04' +2h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.9 +16 +16.1 +16 +15.9 +15.9 +15.8 +15.8 +15.8 +15.8 +15.8 +15.9   +15.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -11 -13 -18 -14 -15 -20 -23 -25 -26 -18 -14   -17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.5 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -1.7 (-3) -1.5 (-3) +0.6 (+1) +1.8 (+3) +0.6 (+1) +0.1 (+0) -0.6 (-1) -2.9 (-5) -2.1 (-4) -5 (-9) -1.6 (-3)

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