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Raufarhöfn vs Gaalkacyo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Gaalkacyo, Somalia is approximately 8,161 km or 5,071 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Gaalkacyo bearing 338.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 292.1° or WNW .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Gaalkacyo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Gaalkacyo is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 25.2 °C (45.4°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 628.9 mm (24.8 in) more which is equivalent to 628.9 l/m² (15.43 US gal/ft²) or 6,289,000 l/ha (672,336 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 50.5° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Gaalkacyo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -32 (-58) -33 (-59) -32 (-58) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -30 (-54) -32 (-58) -28 (-51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -30 (-53) -29 (-52) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -25 (-45)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +76 (+3) +56 (+2) +65 (+3) +21 (+1) -8 (0) +37 (+1) +48 (+2) +58 (+2) +72 (+3) +62 (+2) +69 (+3) +75 (+3) +629 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +14.5 (+51) +14.5 (+47) +12 (+40) +7 (+23) +9.5 (+32) +12.5 (+40) +15.5 (+50) +16.5 (+55) +14 (+45) +16.5 (+55) +17.5 (+56)   +166 (+45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 58' -4h 15' -0h 44' +2h 51' +6h 37' +10h 05' +8h 11' +4h 16' +0h 38' -2h 57' -6h 44' -10h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -59.3 -59.3 -59.4 -49.4 -32.7 -26.3 -32.2 -49 -59.5 -59.3 -59.3 -59.2   -50.5

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