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Raufarhöfn vs Nice Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Nice, France is approximately 2,895 km or 1,799 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Nice bearing 339° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 319.6° or NW .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Nice has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Nice is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 13.1 °C (23.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 36.6 mm (1.4 in) less which is equivalent to 36.6 l/m² (0.9 US gal/ft²) or 366,000 l/ha (39,128 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1780 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Raufarhöfn. In whichever way circa 4h 52' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.7° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Nice.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.2°C (20.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -14 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -14 (-24) -14 (-24) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -20 (-1) -5 (0) -16 (-1) -21 (-1) +2 (+0) +33 (+1) +27 (+1) +18 (+1) -22 (-1) -24 (-1) -2 (0) -37 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +8 (+28) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +11 (+35) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +9 (+29)   +94 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 23' -4h 25' -3h 19' -4h 10' -3h 46' -4h 30' -6h 46' -7h 21' -5h 58' -4h 44' -4h 36' -4h 25'   -4h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 28' -2h 43' -0h 27' +1h 47' +4h 24' +7h 16' +5h 38' +2h 44' +0h 23' -1h 51' -4h 29' -7h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.6 -22.7 -22.7 -22.8 -22.8 -22.8 -22.7 -22.8 -22.8 -22.7 -22.6 -22.4   -22.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +6.6 +3.4 +2.9 +5.7 +8.6 +13.2 +12.4 +11 +9.5 +5.2 +4.2   +7.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.9 (-16) -9 (-16) -11.8 (-21) -12 (-22) -12.3 (-22) -11.6 (-21) -11.6 (-21) -11.9 (-21) -12.8 (-23) -11.9 (-21) -11.5 (-21) -9.6 (-17) -11.2 (-20)

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