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Cork vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 1,670 km or 1,038 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 162° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 168.4° or SSE .
  • Cork has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Cork is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.3 °C (15°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) more in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 316.1 mm (12.4 in) more which is equivalent to 316.1 l/m² (7.76 US gal/ft²) or 3,161,000 l/ha (337,932 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • There are 422 more hours of sunlight per year in Cork. In whichever way circa 1h 09' more per day or about 1 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.4° higher in Cork than in Raufarhöfn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.3°C (15°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cork relative to Raufarhöfn. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Raufarhöfn 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) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +43 (+2) +23 (+1) +28 (+1) +10 (+0) +43 (+2) +18 (+1) +22 (+1) +13 (+1) +22 (+1) +13 (+1) +35 (+1) +47 (+2) +316 (+12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -14) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6)   -34 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 29' +1h 05' +0h 17' +1h 06' +1h 17' +0h 22' +0h 21' +2h 00' +1h 22' +1h 17' +1h 40' +1h 32'   +1h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 26' +2h 06' +0h 21' -1h 22' -3h 30' -6h 05' -4h 35' -2h 07' -0h 18' +1h 25' +3h 34' +6h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.4 +14.5 +14.5 +14.5 +14.5 +14.5 +14.5 +14.5 +14.5 +14.5 +14.3 +14.1   +14.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +9.4 +8.6 +1.1 -5.7 -6.6 -8.2 -5.4 -1 +4.5 +8.8 +9.8   +2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.8 (+16) +9 (+16) +10.6 (+19) +8.8 (+16) +7.4 (+13) +6.7 (+12) +6.4 (+12) +6.9 (+12) +8.4 (+15) +8.5 (+15) +9.1 (+16) +9.1 (+16) +8.3 (+15)

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