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Ust-Cilma vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ust-Cilma, Russia and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 2,940 km or 1,827 mi.
  • To reach Ust-Cilma in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 60.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ust-Cilma bearing 123.6° or ESE .
  • Ust-Cilma has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Ust-Cilma is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.7 °C (42.7°F) more in Ust-Cilma. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 166.4 mm (6.6 in) less which is equivalent to 166.4 l/m² (4.08 US gal/ft²) or 1,664,000 l/ha (177,893 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° higher in Ust-Cilma than in Raufarhöfn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-30) -14 (-25) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) +1 (+1) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -41 (-2) -29 (-1) -37 (-1) -14 (-1) +16 (+1) +15 (+1) +18 (+1) +11 (+0) -12 (0) -27 (-1) -34 (-1) -33 (-1) -166 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 40' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 27' -1h 18' -0h 43' -0h 14' -0h 01' +0h 09' +0h 28' +1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.9 +1 +0.9 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1 +0.9   +1

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