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Raufarhöfn vs Woomera Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Raufarhöfn, Iceland and Woomera, Australia is approximately 15,690 km or 9,750 mi.
  • To reach Raufarhöfn in this distance one would set out from Woomera bearing 343.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Raufarhöfn bearing 218.6° or SW .
  • Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Woomera has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Woomera is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 17.1 °C (30.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) less in Raufarhöfn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 535.2 mm (21.1 in) more which is equivalent to 535.2 l/m² (13.14 US gal/ft²) or 5,352,000 l/ha (572,164 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.4° lower in Raufarhöfn than in Woomera.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-59) -33 (-59) -28 (-51) -23 (-41) -14 (-26) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -13 (-24) -20 (-37) -27 (-48) -31 (-56) -20 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -20 (-35) -12 (-22) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -10 (-19) -17 (-30) -23 (-42) -27 (-49) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -21 (-38) -15 (-27) -9 (-15) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -5 (-10) -11 (-21) -17 (-31) -22 (-39) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +59 (+2) +35 (+1) +51 (+2) +34 (+1) +4 (+0) +25 (+1) +32 (+1) +44 (+2) +56 (+2) +71 (+3) +62 (+2) +63 (+2) +535 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 06' -5h 35' -0h 59' +3h 46' +8h 30' +12h 27' +10h 20' +5h 36' +0h 50' -3h 54' -8h 38' -12h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -74.6 -56.1 -34.7 -11.6 +5.1 +11.6 +5.7 -11.1 -33.8 -56.4 -74.5 -81.7   -34.4

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