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Raufarhöfn vs Abadan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Abadan, Iran is approximately 5,800 km or 3,604 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Abadan bearing 332.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 280.4° or W .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Abadan has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Abadan is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 23.3 °C (41.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.3 °C (25.7°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 582.8 mm (22.9 in) more which is equivalent to 582.8 l/m² (14.3 US gal/ft²) or 5,828,000 l/ha (623,052 US gal/ac) more. About 5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.9° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Abadan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 37.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12°C (21.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -22 (-39) -25 (-45) -28 (-51) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -24 (-44) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -23 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +33 (+1) +47 (+2) +32 (+1) +24 (+1) +39 (+2) +48 (+2) +58 (+2) +72 (+3) +83 (+3) +59 (+2) +45 (+2) +583 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 36' -3h 24' -0h 35' +2h 15' +5h 24' +8h 33' +6h 47' +3h 25' +0h 30' -2h 21' -5h 29' -8h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.8 -35.9 -36 -36 -36 -36.1 -36 -36.1 -36.1 -36 -35.8 -35.6   -35.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +18.6 +28.4 +35.9 +50.7 +58.6 +61.2 +58.4 +53 +40.5 +24.2 +12.2   +37.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.6 (-21) -11.8 (-21) -13.7 (-25) -14.6 (-26) -12.6 (-23) -9.3 (-17) -8.5 (-15) -9.6 (-17) -11.6 (-21) -13.6 (-24) -13.9 (-25) -12.6 (-23) -12 (-22)

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