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Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 1,450 km or 901 mi.
  • To reach Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 290.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord bearing 260.5° or W .
  • Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean temperature is 8.8 °C (15.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.3 °C (34.7°F) more in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 359.9 mm (14.2 in) less which is equivalent to 359.9 l/m² (8.83 US gal/ft²) or 3,599,000 l/ha (384,757 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 685 more hours of sunlight per year in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord. In whichever way circa 1h 52' more per day or about 1 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° lower in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.1°C (18.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord relative to Akureyri. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Akureyri vs Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -20 (-35) -16 (-28) -10 (-17) -4 (-6) 0 (0) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -50 (-2) -40 (-2) -41 (-2) -21 (-1) -14 (-1) -16 (-1) -11 (0) -6 (0) -22 (-1) -46 (-2) -43 (-2) -49 (-2) -360 (-14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 01' +0h 53' +2h 58' +3h 56' +2h 30' +2h 44' +2h 48' +3h 46' +1h 52' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 00'   +1h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 03' -0h 19' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 38' +2h 04' +1h 10' +0h 19' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 39' -2h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.2 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.4 -1.3 -1.4 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.2   -1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4.8 -3.8 -6.4 -6.8 -12.9 -13.1 -14.6 -12.3 -10.6 -6.6 -7.9 -4.8   -8.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.1 (-31) -19.6 (-35) -16.3 (-29) -10.3 (-19) -5.4 (-10) -2.8 (-5) -2.4 (-4) -3.4 (-6) -4.9 (-9) -9.5 (-17) -13.4 (-24) -15.5 (-28) -10.1 (-18)

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