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Raufarhöfn vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Accra, Ghana is approximately 6,875 km or 4,272 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 352.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 342.1° or NNW .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 24.5 °C (44.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) more in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 55.1 mm (2.2 in) less which is equivalent to 55.1 l/m² (1.35 US gal/ft²) or 551,000 l/ha (58,906 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1382 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Raufarhöfn. In whichever way circa 3h 47' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 50.7° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 23.4°C (42.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -31 (-56) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -28 (-50) -30 (-54) -25 (-45)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -29 (-53) -30 (-54) -28 (-51) -24 (-43) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -23 (-42) -28 (-50) -29 (-52) -25 (-44)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +60 (+2) +20 (+1) -7 (0) -35 (-1) -117 (-5) -154 (-6) -1 (0) +42 (+2) +33 (+1) +6 (+0) +42 (+2) +58 (+2) -55 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +13 (+46) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) +6 (+19) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +13 (+43) +16 (+52)   +103 (+28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 30' -5h 54' -4h 11' -3h 10' -1h 48' +1h 06' +0h 17' -1h 54' -2h 54' -5h 23' -7h 30' -7h 36'   -3h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 02' -4h 18' -0h 44' +2h 53' +6h 40' +10h 09' +8h 14' +4h 19' +0h 38' -2h 59' -6h 47' -10h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -60.5 -60.5 -60.5 -48.2 -31.6 -25.2 -31.1 -47.9 -60.5 -60.4 -60.4 -60.4   -50.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +1.6 +1.4 -0.1 +1.7 +0.6 +3.2 +5.4 +5 +2.5 +1.2 +0.2   +1.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.5 (-51) -27.9 (-50) -28.7 (-52) -27.1 (-49) -23.3 (-42) -19.1 (-34) -15.6 (-28) -14.7 (-26) -18.9 (-34) -22.5 (-41) -26.4 (-48) -27.8 (-50) -23.4 (-42)

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