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Raufarhöfn vs Adelaide, South Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is approximately 16,140 km or 10,030 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Adelaide, South Australia bearing 342.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 218.2° or SW .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.4 °C (25.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 284.4 mm (11.2 in) more which is equivalent to 284.4 l/m² (6.98 US gal/ft²) or 2,844,000 l/ha (304,042 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1521 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Raufarhöfn. In whichever way circa 4h 10' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.6° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 37.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -24 (-42) -19 (-35) -13 (-23) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -21 (-37) -25 (-45) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) -13 (-24) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -9 (-15) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -15 (-26) -18 (-33) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +57 (+2) +37 (+1) +44 (+2) +9 (+0) -29 (-1) -12 (0) -19 (-1) +7 (+0) +32 (+1) +49 (+2) +57 (+2) +51 (+2) +284 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +11 (+39) +10 (+32) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +12 (+39)   +59 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -9h 36' -7h 53' -4h 48' -2h 04' +0h 11' +1h 48' +0h 36' -2h 05' -3h 30' -5h 23' -8h 00' -9h 23'   -4h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 23' -5h 45' -1h 00' +3h 53' +8h 45' +12h 46' +10h 38' +5h 46' +0h 52' -4h 02' -8h 53' -12h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -70.9 -52.4 -31 -7.8 +8.9 +15.4 +9.4 -7.3 -30.1 -52.6 -70.8 -77.9   -30.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +48 +45.6 +41.4 +33.9 +28.7 +21.6 +25.2 +30.4 +37 +42.5 +45.2 +46.2   +37.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.9 (-16) -9.7 (-17) -9.9 (-18) -8.2 (-15) -4.8 (-9) -0.9 (-2) +2 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +0.1 (+0) -2.8 (-5) -6 (-11) -8.1 (-15) -4.6 (-8)

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