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Raufarhöfn vs Edinburgh, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk is approximately 1,337 km or 831 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 335.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 324.3° or NW .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Edinburgh, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Edinburgh, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.4 °C (11.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 63.9 mm (2.5 in) more which is equivalent to 63.9 l/m² (1.57 US gal/ft²) or 639,000 l/ha (68,313 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 389 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Raufarhöfn. In whichever way circa 1h 03' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.3° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +19 (+1) +15 (+1) +15 (+1) +6 (+0) -23 (-1) -12 (0) -9 (0) -7 (0) +6 (+0) +21 (+1) +17 (+1) +18 (+1) +64 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   -11 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 21' -1h 16' -0h 34' -0h 56' -0h 50' -0h 22' -0h 19' -1h 30' -1h 24' -1h 23' -1h 24' -1h 25'   -1h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 43' -1h 42' -0h 16' +1h 06' +2h 53' +5h 15' +3h 51' +1h 42' +0h 14' -1h 09' -2h 57' -5h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.3 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.4 -10.3 -10   -10.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -4.4 -2.6 +4.9 +7.7 +10.6 +10.2 +8.4 +7 +3.5 -1.8 -4.8   +2.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.8 (-10) -5.5 (-10) -7.2 (-13) -5.9 (-11) -5.5 (-10) -4.5 (-8) -4.5 (-8) -4.7 (-8) -5.7 (-10) -6.2 (-11) -5.8 (-10) -6.2 (-11) -5.6 (-10)

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