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Akureyri vs Aberdeen, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Akureyri, Iceland and Aberdeen, Scotland, Uk is approximately 1,260 km or 783 mi.
  • To reach Akureyri in this distance one would set out from Aberdeen, Scotland bearing 325° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Akureyri bearing 311° or NW .
  • Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc) whereas Aberdeen, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Aberdeen, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) more in Akureyri. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 295.1 mm (11.6 in) less which is equivalent to 295.1 l/m▓ (7.24 US gal/ft▓) or 2,951,000 l/ha (315,481 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 428 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Akureyri. In whichever way circa 1h 10' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.5° lower in Akureyri than in Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -9 (0) -15 (-1) -24 (-1) -40 (-2) -25 (-1) -27 (-1) -41 (-2) -29 (-1) -19 (-1) -21 (-1) -20 (-1) -295 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -11) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -2 ( -6)   -52 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 34' -1h 41' -0h 58' -1h 22' -0h 36' -0h 30' -0h 09' -1h 03' -1h 44' -1h 21' -1h 34' -1h 30'   -1h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 56' -1h 23' -0h 13' +0h 54' +2h 19' +3h 54' +3h 02' +1h 23' +0h 11' -0h 56' -2h 22' -3h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.5 -8.4 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.4 -8.2   -8.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6.2 -2.2 -1.6 -1.2 -5.1 -5.9 -4.4 -4.7 -4.4 -3.4 -5.1 -6.2   -4.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) -5.5 (-10) -4.4 (-8) -5.6 (-10) -4.6 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -4 (-7) -4.1 (-7) -4.3 (-8) -6.1 (-11) -6.5 (-12) -5.9 (-11) -6 (-11) -5.1 (-9)

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