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Raufarhöfn vs State College, Pa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and State College, Pa, Usa is approximately 4,687 km or 2,913 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from State College, Pa bearing 31.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 84.4° or E .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas State College, Pa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas State College, Pa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 7.4 °C (13.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.7 °C (28.3°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 220.1 mm (8.7 in) less which is equivalent to 220.1 l/m² (5.4 US gal/ft²) or 2,201,000 l/ha (235,302 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° lower in Raufarhöfn than in State College, Pa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +-1 (-2) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -10 (-19) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -1 (-1) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) -9 (0) -14 (-1) -27 (-1) -64 (-3) -64 (-3) -44 (-2) -23 (-1) -9 (0) +15 (+1) -3 (0) +7 (+0) -220 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 45' -2h 53' -0h 29' +1h 54' +4h 39' +7h 36' +5h 56' +2h 54' +0h 25' -1h 59' -4h 44' -7h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.5 -25.6 -25.7 -25.7 -25.7 -25.6 -25.5 -25.6 -25.5 -25.5 -25.3 -25.2   -25.5

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