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Cork vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 1,625 km or 1,010 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 155.9° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 164.2° or SSE .
  • Cork has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Cork 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 7.1 °C (12.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 559.1 mm (22 in) more which is equivalent to 559.1 l/m² (13.72 US gal/ft²) or 5,591,000 l/ha (597,715 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/7 as much.
  • There are 444 more hours of sunlight per year in Cork. In whichever way circa 1h 13' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.7° higher in Cork than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.6°C (13.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +64 (+3) +37 (+1) +51 (+2) +28 (+1) +52 (+2) +29 (+1) +37 (+1) +37 (+1) +55 (+2) +41 (+2) +61 (+2) +69 (+3) +559 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   +1 (+0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 38' +1h 20' +0h 44' +1h 28' +1h 01' +0h 40' +0h 17' +1h 21' +1h 34' +1h 13' +1h 44' +1h 32'   +1h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 54' +1h 55' +0h 19' -1h 15' -3h 08' -5h 01' -4h 01' -1h 56' -0h 16' +1h 18' +3h 12' +5h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.7 +13.7 +13.7 +13.7 +13.7 +13.7 +13.8 +13.7 +13.8 +13.8 +13.6 +13.4   +13.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7.2 +6.2 +4.6 +1.2 +1.1 +3.9 +1.4 +3.7 +6.4 +7.4 +7.1 +6.2   +4.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.4 (+15) +8.1 (+15) +9.1 (+16) +7.2 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5.7 (+10) +6.5 (+12) +8.7 (+16) +8.6 (+15) +8.7 (+16) +8.4 (+15) +7.6 (+14)

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