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Raufarhöfn vs Aberystwyth, Wales Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Aberystwyth, Wales, Uk is approximately 1,693 km or 1,052 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Aberystwyth, Wales bearing 341.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 331.4° or NNW .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Aberystwyth, Wales has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Aberystwyth, Wales is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.6 °C (13.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 319.1 mm (12.6 in) less which is equivalent to 319.1 l/m² (7.83 US gal/ft²) or 3,191,000 l/ha (341,139 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 460 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Raufarhöfn. In whichever way circa 1h 15' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.9° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Aberystwyth, Wales.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -21 (-1) -16 (-1) +6 (+0) -9 (0) -37 (-1) -37 (-1) -51 (-2) -35 (-1) -36 (-1) -32 (-1) -31 (-1) -21 (-1) -319 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13)   -40 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 23' -1h 14' -1h 01' -1h 20' -1h 21' -0h 36' -0h 07' -2h 11' -1h 28' -1h 27' -1h 24' -1h 30'   -1h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 21' -2h 03' -0h 20' +1h 20' +3h 26' +5h 59' +4h 30' +2h 04' +0h 17' -1h 24' -3h 30' -6h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.8 -14 -14 -14 -14 -14 -14 -14 -14 -14 -13.8 -13.6   -13.9

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