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Greenwood, Ns vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Greenwood, Ns, Canada and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 3,729 km or 2,317 mi.
  • To reach Greenwood, Ns in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 255° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Greenwood, Ns bearing 213.1° or SSW .
  • Greenwood, Ns has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Greenwood, Ns is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.6 °C (26.3°F) more in Greenwood, Ns. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 368.4 mm (14.5 in) more which is equivalent to 368.4 l/m² (9.04 US gal/ft²) or 3,684,000 l/ha (393,844 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.3° higher in Greenwood, Ns than in Raufarhöfn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +13 (+24) +14 (+26) +15 (+26) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) 1 (+1) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) -1 (-1) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +29 (+1) +27 (+1) +19 (+1) +31 (+1) +55 (+2) +42 (+2) +44 (+2) +25 (+1) +13 (+1) +13 (+1) +29 (+1) +41 (+2) +368 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 20' +2h 38' +0h 26' -1h 44' -4h 17' -7h 07' -5h 30' -2h 38' -0h 22' +1h 48' +4h 21' +7h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.3 +21.4 +21.5 +21.5 +21.5 +21.5 +21.4 +21.4 +21.4 +21.3 +21.2 +21   +21.3

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