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Erlian vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Erlian, China and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 6,998 km or 4,349 mi.
  • To reach Erlian in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 39.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Erlian bearing 159.3° or SSE .
  • Erlian has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Erlian is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 31.3 °C (56.3°F) more in Erlian. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 592.4 mm (23.3 in) less which is equivalent to 592.4 l/m² (14.54 US gal/ft²) or 5,924,000 l/ha (633,315 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.7° higher in Erlian than in Raufarhöfn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) 2 (+4) +11 (+21) +17 (+30) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +7 (+12) -2 (-3) -9 (-17) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -2 (-4) +6 (+11) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) +2 (+4) -6 (-11) -14 (-25) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -8 (-14) +0 (+0) +5 (+10) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) -10 (-19) -17 (-31) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -75 (-3) -55 (-2) -64 (-3) -42 (-2) -20 (-1) -22 (-1) -12 (0) -18 (-1) -54 (-2) -78 (-3) -78 (-3) -75 (-3) -592 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 28' +2h 43' +0h 27' -1h 47' -4h 24' -7h 16' -5h 38' -2h 44' -0h 23' +1h 51' +4h 29' +7h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.5 +22.6 +22.6 +22.7 +22.7 +22.8 +22.8 +22.9 +22.9 +22.8 +22.6 +22.4   +22.7

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