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Okhotsk vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Okhotsk, Russia and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 5,920 km or 3,679 mi.
  • To reach Okhotsk in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 13.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Okhotsk bearing 169.8° or S .
  • Okhotsk has a boreal subarctic climate with dry winters (Dwc) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 7.3 °C (13.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.8 °C (50°F) more in Okhotsk. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 353.9 mm (13.9 in) less which is equivalent to 353.9 l/m² (8.69 US gal/ft²) or 3,539,000 l/ha (378,343 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1015 more hours of sunlight per year in Okhotsk. In whichever way circa 2h 47' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7° higher in Okhotsk than in Raufarhöfn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.4°C (15.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -12 (-21) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -5 (-8) -14 (-26) -19 (-34) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -65 (-3) -51 (-2) -52 (-2) -30 (-1) +10 (+0) +5 (+0) +17 (+1) -3 (0) -19 (-1) -47 (-2) -55 (-2) -66 (-3) -354 (-14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 54' +4h 06' +4h 21' +3h 42' +1h 54' -0h 58' +0h 34' +3h 23' +2h 58' +4h 19' +3h 26' +2h 42'   +2h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 57' +1h 17' +0h 12' -0h 49' -2h 15' -4h 20' -3h 04' -1h 18' -0h 10' +0h 51' +2h 18' +4h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.8 +6.9 +6.9 +6.9 +7 +7.1 +7.1 +7.2 +7.2 +7.2 +7 +6.7   +7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -15.6 -11.4 -5.9 -0.7 +3.4 +0.8 -1.4 -6 -19.5 -17.2 -16.2   -8.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.2 (-44) -20.9 (-38) -13.2 (-24) -6.6 (-12) -1.8 (-3) +0.1 (+0) +4 (+7) +4.7 (+8) +1.6 (+3) -7.3 (-13) -16.6 (-30) -20.9 (-38) -8.4 (-15)

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