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Akureyri vs Seattle/ Tacoma, Wa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Akureyri, Iceland and Seattle/ Tacoma, Wa, Usa is approximately 5,884 km or 3,657 mi.
  • To reach Akureyri in this distance one would set out from Seattle/ Tacoma, Wa bearing 30° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Akureyri bearing 124.7° or SE .
  • Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc) whereas Seattle/ Tacoma, Wa has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Seattle/ Tacoma, Wa is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.9 °C (14.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Akureyri. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 455.8 mm (17.9 in) less which is equivalent to 455.8 l/m² (11.19 US gal/ft²) or 4,558,000 l/ha (487,280 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.2° lower in Akureyri than in Seattle/ Tacoma, Wa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -82 (-3) -59 (-2) -47 (-2) -30 (-1) -24 (-1) -10 (0) +14 (+1) +5 (+0) -9 (0) -24 (-1) -94 (-4) -97 (-4) -456 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 30' -2h 16' -0h 23' +1h 30' +3h 40' +5h 43' +4h 38' +2h 17' +0h 19' -1h 33' -3h 44' -5h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -18.2 -18.2 -18.3 -18.3 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18 -17.9   -18.2

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