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Raufarhöfn vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 6,672 km or 4,146 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 334.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 277.4° or W .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 24.7 °C (44.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 643 mm (25.3 in) more which is equivalent to 643 l/m² (15.78 US gal/ft²) or 6,430,000 l/ha (687,410 US gal/ac) more. About 8 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.8° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19°C (34.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -24 (-44) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -26 (-48) -27 (-48) -26 (-46) -25 (-44) -22 (-39) -25 (-44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +72 (+3) +15 (+1) +41 (+2) +39 (+2) +28 (+1) +39 (+2) +48 (+2) +58 (+2) +73 (+3) +86 (+3) +78 (+3) +67 (+3) +643 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 59' -3h 38' -0h 37' +2h 25' +5h 44' +8h 59' +7h 11' +3h 39' +0h 32' -2h 31' -5h 50' -8h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.7 -41.8 -41.9 -41.9 -41.9 -41.9 -41.8 -42 -42 -41.9 -41.7 -41.5   -41.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +11.6 +16.4 +23.9 +31.7 +28.6 +32.2 +30.4 +26 +22.5 +15.2 +11.2   +21.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.1 (-31) -17.5 (-32) -19.5 (-35) -19.5 (-35) -19 (-34) -18.3 (-33) -18.1 (-33) -18.7 (-34) -20.4 (-37) -20.3 (-37) -20.4 (-37) -18.6 (-33) -19 (-34)

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