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Raufarhöfn vs Papeete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia is approximately 13,638 km or 8,475 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Papeete bearing 20.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 125° or SE .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Papeete has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 23.3 °C (42°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) more in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1029.3 mm (40.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1029.3 l/m² (25.26 US gal/ft²) or 10,293,000 l/ha (1,100,390 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 45.9° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Papeete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.5°C (38.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -30 (-53) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -23 (-42) -27 (-48) -29 (-52) -24 (-44)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -23 (-42) -19 (-33) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -27 (-48) -28 (-50) -23 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -25 (-46) -22 (-39) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -25 (-44) -27 (-49) -22 (-40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -239 (-9) -177 (-7) -130 (-5) -94 (-4) -64 (-3) -21 (-1) -12 (0) +10 (+0) +26 (+1) -5 (0) -82 (-3) -242 (-10) -1029 (-41)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +3 (+11) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +11 (+35) +7 (+23) +3 (+10)   +76 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 15' -5h 03' -0h 53' +3h 24' +7h 45' +11h 30' +9h 28' +5h 04' +0h 45' -3h 31' -7h 52' -11h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -82.6 -69 -48 -24.9 -8.3 -2 -8.1 -24.9 -47.7 -69.6 -82 -83.5   -45.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +1.6 +0.4 +1.9 +5.7 +6.6 +11.2 +10.4 +11 +9.5 +4.2 +1.2   +5.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.7 (-48) -26.5 (-48) -27 (-49) -24.8 (-45) -21.5 (-39) -16.9 (-30) -13.5 (-24) -13.7 (-25) -16.2 (-29) -20.1 (-36) -24.8 (-45) -26.7 (-48) -21.5 (-39)

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