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Raufarhöfn vs Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand is approximately 16,770 km or 10,421 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty bearing 10° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 160° or SSE .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.8 °C (19.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 734.1 mm (28.9 in) less which is equivalent to 734.1 l/m² (18.02 US gal/ft²) or 7,341,000 l/ha (784,802 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.5° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9°C (16.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +-1 (-2) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -56 (-2) -60 (-2) -61 (-2) -86 (-3) -96 (-4) -82 (-3) -99 (-4) -55 (-2) -32 (-1) -27 (-1) -53 (-2) -734 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +5 (+18) +6 (+19) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +7 (+23)   +37 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 39' -5h 55' -1h 02' +4h 00' +8h 59' +13h 04' +10h 53' +5h 56' +0h 54' -4h 08' -9h 07' -13h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -67.8 -49.3 -27.8 -4.6 +12 +18.5 +12.6 -4.1 -26.9 -49.5 -67.7 -74.7   -27.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +7.6 +4.4 +0.9 +0.7 +1.6 +4.2 +7.4 +9 +13.5 +12.2 +11.2   +6.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.9 (-30) -17.3 (-31) -17 (-31) -12.8 (-23) -7.2 (-13) -1.6 (-3) +1.1 (+2) +0.7 (+1) -3.3 (-6) -6.9 (-12) -11.7 (-21) -15.1 (-27) -9 (-16)

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