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Akureyri vs Pjatigorsk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Akureyri, Iceland and Pjatigorsk, Russia is approximately 4,342 km or 2,698 mi.
  • To reach Akureyri in this distance one would set out from Pjatigorsk bearing 325.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Akureyri bearing 272.7° or W .
  • Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc) whereas Pjatigorsk has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Pjatigorsk is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.9 °C (21.4°F) less in Akureyri. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 63.6 mm (2.5 in) less which is equivalent to 63.6 l/m² (1.56 US gal/ft²) or 636,000 l/ha (67,993 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.6° lower in Akureyri than in Pjatigorsk.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +29 (+1) +22 (+1) +14 (+1) -26 (-1) -56 (-2) -61 (-2) -31 (-1) -21 (-1) -4 (0) +26 (+1) +25 (+1) +21 (+1) -64 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 54' -2h 30' -0h 25' +1h 39' +4h 01' +6h 10' +5h 02' +2h 31' +0h 22' -1h 43' -4h 05' -6h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -21.5 -21.5 -21.5 -21.5 -21.5 -21.6 -21.7 -21.6 -21.7 -21.6 -21.5 -21.3   -21.6

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