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Raufarhöfn vs Arak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Arak, Iran is approximately 5,504 km or 3,420 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Arak bearing 331.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 276.7° or W .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Arak has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Arak is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.6 °C (20.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.6 °C (33.5°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 386.2 mm (15.2 in) more which is equivalent to 386.2 l/m² (9.48 US gal/ft²) or 3,862,000 l/ha (412,873 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.2° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Arak.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -10 (-17) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -4 (-7) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +21 (+1) +9 (+0) +13 (+1) -7 (0) -4 (0) +37 (+1) +48 (+2) +57 (+2) +72 (+3) +68 (+3) +48 (+2) +25 (+1) +386 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 19' -3h 14' -0h 33' +2h 09' +5h 09' +8h 14' +6h 30' +3h 15' +0h 28' -2h 13' -5h 15' -8h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.1 -32.2 -32.3 -32.3 -32.3 -32.4 -32.3 -32.4 -32.4 -32.3 -32.1 -31.9   -32.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +11.6 +23.4 +33.9 +43.7 +57.6 +61.2 +61.4 +60 +45.5 +25.2 +12.2   +36.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.2 (+0) -0.9 (-2) -4.1 (-7) -4.7 (-8) -4.2 (-8) -0.5 (-1) -0.7 (-1) +0.4 (+1) +1.2 (+2) -1.3 (-2) -2.9 (-5) -1.7 (-3) -1.6 (-3)

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