Weather statistics for Oksøy lighthouse observation site, Kristiansand (Vest-Agder)

  1. Warning sign

    Expected: Gale warning (Torungen - Lindesnes) Ocean and coast

    From Tuesday morning southwest near gale force 7, from forenoon occasionally gale force 8, decreasing late Tuesday evening.

    Tidslinje

    1. Tuesday October 17, 2017 0:08:00
      Wind increases
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt

    Moderately high waves with breaking crests forming spindrift. Well-marked streaks of foam are blown along wind direction. Considerable airborne spray.Consider the need for preventive measures. Emergency Operators should consider ongoing need for preparedness.

Oksøy lighthouse observation station

The station is located in Kristiansand municipality, 9 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 0.0 km away from Oksøy lighthouse observation site. The station was established in May 1864. The station measures temperature and wind. There are no normals for precipitation. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Average temperature was 12.5 °C, 1.6 °C above the normal. Highest temperature was 16.6 °C (6 October), and the lowest was 4.5 °C (10 October). Highest wind speed was 19.7 m/s (2 October).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 23.2 °C (10. Aug. 2017) and the lowest -6.2 °C (8. Mar. 2017).

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The black line shows mean value (both precipitation and temperature). Some stations does not have mean values, and hence no black line.

The red/blue line shows average temperature during the day (24h) (equalized for 30 days). The line is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The red/blue areas shows the temperature variations throughout the day (24h) with max- and min. temperature as endpoints. The area is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The lightblue bars shows total precipitation this month. The black lines crossing is the normal (mean) value for precipitation.

The dark grey bars behind the precipitation bars shows snowdepth measured day by day.

Some stations only measures precipitation, while others only measures temperature. If an area or bar is missing the station does not measure this data.

NB! Precipitation is measured at 07 hours Norwegian time. The value (in mm) shows last 24 hours until 07 hours (08 hours summertime). Download other weather statistics from eklima.met.no.

Tabular view for temperature and precipitation per month
Months Temperature Wind
Average Normal Warmest Coldest Average Strongest
wind
Sep 2017 13.8°C 19.1°C Sep 6 9.4°C Sep 14 7.1 m/s 18.0 m/s Sep 11
Aug 2017 15.6°C 23.2°C Aug 10 10.2°C Aug 14 5.1 m/s 15.9 m/s Aug 7
Jul 2017 15.6°C 21.2°C Jul 1 10.9°C Jul 12 6.0 m/s 14.8 m/s Jul 6
Jun 2017 13.9°C 21.6°C Jun 16 8.5°C Jun 1 6.5 m/s 17.3 m/s Jun 29
May 2017 10.6°C 22.6°C May 25 4.0°C May 10 5.6 m/s 14.7 m/s May 31
Apr 2017 6.0°C 14.8°C Apr 7 0.2°C Apr 16 6.3 m/s 16.8 m/s Apr 24
Mar 2017 3.9°C 14.4°C Mar 27 -6.2°C Mar 8 5.8 m/s 20.3 m/s Mar 5
Feb 2017 1.5°C 9.0°C Feb 20 -5.4°C Feb 13 7.5 m/s 19.1 m/s Feb 22
Jan 2017 3.5°C 10.0°C Jan 19 -5.7°C Jan 16 5.9 m/s 17.8 m/s Jan 11
Dec 2016 5.9°C 11.5°C Dec 8 -1.0°C Dec 3 6.3 m/s 20.8 m/s Dec 26
Nov 2016 4.8°C 11.9°C Nov 15 -4.9°C Nov 8 7.1 m/s 17.5 m/s Nov 6
Oct 2016 8.8°C 15.0°C Oct 6 3.9°C Oct 23 8.3 m/s 19.8 m/s Oct 15
Sep 2016 15.6°C 19.8°C Sep 14 9.4°C Sep 30 5.6 m/s 19.2 m/s Sep 29