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Gothenburg vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gothenburg, Sweden and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 1,793 km or 1,114 mi.
  • To reach Gothenburg in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 105.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gothenburg bearing 132° or SE .
  • Gothenburg has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Gothenburg is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) more in Gothenburg. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 181.1 mm (7.1 in) more which is equivalent to 181.1 l/m² (4.44 US gal/ft²) or 1,811,000 l/ha (193,608 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • There are 955 more hours of sunlight per year in Gothenburg. In whichever way circa 2h 36' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.9° higher in Gothenburg than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.8°C (6.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -9 (0) -14 (-1) +10 (+0) +15 (+1) +26 (+1) +53 (+2) +50 (+2) +36 (+1) +7 (+0) +8 (+0) +4 (+0) +181 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3)   +18 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 19' +1h 31' +2h 19' +3h 08' +3h 34' +3h 56' +4h 13' +4h 09' +3h 20' +1h 42' +1h 08' +0h 56'   +2h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 49' +1h 19' +0h 13' -0h 51' -2h 13' -3h 46' -2h 55' -1h 20' -0h 11' +0h 53' +2h 16' +3h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.9 +7.9 +7.9 +7.9 +7.9 +7.9 +8 +8 +8 +8 +7.9 +7.7   +7.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3.2 +0.2 -5.4 -8.8 -10.9 -6.1 -5.6 -5.3 -0.6 -1.6 +3.1 +3.2   -2.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.7 (+3) +0 (+0) +1.3 (+2) +2.4 (+4) +3.6 (+6) +4.9 (+9) +5.7 (+10) +5.3 (+10) +6.4 (+12) +5.1 (+9) +5.1 (+9) +4 (+7) +3.8 (+7)

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