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Raufarhöfn vs Abu Kamal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Abu Kamal, Syria is approximately 5,083 km or 3,158 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Abu Kamal bearing 332.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 285.2° or WNW .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Abu Kamal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Abu Kamal is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 18.2 °C (32.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 596.8 mm (23.5 in) more which is equivalent to 596.8 l/m² (14.65 US gal/ft²) or 5,968,000 l/ha (638,019 US gal/ac) more. About 5 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.9° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Abu Kamal.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -15 (-28) -19 (-34) -24 (-42) -27 (-48) -29 (-52) -30 (-53) -30 (-54) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -19 (-33) -14 (-25) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -25 (-44) -24 (-42) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -11 (-19) -18 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +53 (+2) +39 (+2) +42 (+2) +25 (+1) +21 (+1) +38 (+2) +48 (+2) +58 (+2) +72 (+3) +79 (+3) +70 (+3) +54 (+2) +597 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 18' -3h 13' -0h 33' +2h 08' +5h 08' +8h 12' +6h 29' +3h 14' +0h 28' -2h 13' -5h 13' -8h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.8 -31.9 -31.9 -32 -32 -32 -32 -32.1 -32 -31.9 -31.8 -31.6   -31.9

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