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Raufarhöfn vs Hobart, Tasmania Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Hobart, Tasmania, Australia is approximately 17,205 km or 10,691 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Hobart, Tasmania bearing 344.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 209.6° or SSW .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Hobart, Tasmania has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Hobart, Tasmania is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 10.9 °C (19.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) more in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 145.4 mm (5.7 in) more which is equivalent to 145.4 l/m² (3.57 US gal/ft²) or 1,454,000 l/ha (155,442 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1115 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Raufarhöfn. In whichever way circa 3h 03' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.7° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Hobart, Tasmania.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.4°C (9.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -9 (-16) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -12 (-21) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) +1 (+3) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +18 (+1) +21 (+1) +3 (+0) -18 (-1) +2 (+0) -12 (0) -2 (0) +23 (+1) +28 (+1) +27 (+1) +21 (+1) +145 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +5 (+18) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +4 (+13)   0 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 27' -5h 35' -3h 15' -1h 02' +0h 46' +2h 02' +0h 32' -1h 44' -3h 04' -4h 23' -6h 16' -7h 17'   -3h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 05' -6h 11' -1h 05' +4h 11' +9h 22' +13h 34' +11h 21' +6h 12' +0h 56' -4h 20' -9h 31' -13h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -63 -44.5 -23 +0.2 +16.8 +23.3 +17.4 +0.6 -22.1 -44.8 -63 -69.9   -22.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +26 +22.6 +22.4 +18.9 +20.7 +15.6 +19.2 +27.4 +29 +29.5 +27.2 +25.2   +23.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.4 (-22) -13.1 (-24) -12.1 (-22) -9.2 (-17) -3.8 (-7) +0.6 (+1) +3.3 (+6) +4 (+7) +0.3 (+1) -3.7 (-7) -8 (-14) -11.1 (-20) -5.4 (-10)

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