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Akureyri vs Zanzibar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Akureyri, Iceland and Zanzibar, Tanzania is approximately 9,225 km or 5,733 mi.
  • To reach Akureyri in this distance one would set out from Zanzibar bearing 339.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Akureyri bearing 302.6° or WNW .
  • Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc) whereas Zanzibar has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 22.5 °C (40.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) more in Akureyri. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1195.1 mm (47.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1195.1 l/m² (29.33 US gal/ft²) or 11,951,000 l/ha (1,277,641 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1782 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Akureyri. In whichever way circa 4h 53' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 49.5° lower in Akureyri than in Zanzibar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.1°C (32.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -31 (-56) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -24 (-43) -28 (-50) -30 (-54) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -29 (-51) -28 (-51) -25 (-45) -21 (-37) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -26 (-47) -28 (-51) -22 (-40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -26 (-47) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -14 (-1) -110 (-4) -372 (-15) -236 (-9) -40 (-2) -15 (-1) -13 (-1) -11 (0) -39 (-2) -172 (-7) -141 (-6) -1195 (-47)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 17' -6h 45' -4h 44' -2h 08' -1h 44' -1h 48' -2h 13' -4h 38' -5h 54' -6h 25' -6h 58' -8h 00'   -4h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 06' -4h 29' -0h 47' +3h 01' +6h 51' +9h 46' +8h 17' +4h 30' +0h 40' -3h 08' -6h 57' -9h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -71.5 -70.6 -58.6 -35.6 -19 -12.6 -18.6 -35.3 -58 -70.6 -71.4 -71.5   -49.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17.8 +17.8 +14.4 +6.8 +7.9 +12.1 +17.6 +22.3 +23.6 +22.6 +13.9 +15.8   +16.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -24.2 (-44) -23.5 (-42) -24.2 (-44) -22.6 (-41) -18.1 (-33) -12.6 (-23) -9.6 (-17) -8.4 (-15) -11.7 (-21) -16.4 (-30) -22.1 (-40) -24 (-43) -18.1 (-33)

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