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Raufarhöfn vs Madison, Ne Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Madison, Ne, Usa is approximately 5,419 km or 3,367 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Madison, Ne bearing 31.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 102.4° or ESE .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Madison, Ne has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Madison, Ne is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.8 °C (12.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.6 °C (38.9°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 74.1 mm (2.9 in) more which is equivalent to 74.1 l/m² (1.82 US gal/ft²) or 741,000 l/ha (79,218 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.3° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Madison, Ne.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +-1 (-1) -6 (-11) -14 (-24) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -6 (-10) +0 (+1) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +4 (+6) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -6 (-10) -1 (-3) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +64 (+3) +40 (+2) +19 (+1) -12 (0) -76 (-3) -72 (-3) -35 (-1) -17 (-1) +10 (+0) +43 (+2) +55 (+2) +57 (+2) +74 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 38' -2h 49' -0h 28' +1h 51' +4h 33' +7h 28' +5h 49' +2h 50' +0h 24' -1h 56' -4h 38' -7h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.3 -24.4 -24.5 -24.5 -24.5 -24.4 -24.3 -24.4 -24.3 -24.2 -24.1 -24   -24.3

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