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Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi vs Halifax, Nova Scotia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi, Iceland and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada is approximately 3,676 km or 2,284 mi.
  • To reach Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi in this distance one would set out from Halifax, Nova Scotia bearing 36.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi bearing 77.2° or ENE .
  • Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Halifax, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Halifax, Nova Scotia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) less in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 233 mm (9.2 in) more which is equivalent to 233 l/m² (5.72 US gal/ft²) or 2,330,000 l/ha (249,092 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 692 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi. In whichever way circa 1h 53' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.6° lower in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi than in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi relative to Halifax, Nova Scotia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Halifax, Nova Scotia vs Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) +0 (0) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) +1 (+2) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +6 (+0) +9 (+0) +5 (+0) -11 (0) -7 (0) -6 (0) +14 (+1) +35 (+1) +63 (+2) +23 (+1) +50 (+2) +233 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +2 (+7) +3 (+10)   +32 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 52' -1h 27' -0h 58' -1h 04' -1h 11' -1h 52' -3h 00' -2h 44' -2h 18' -2h 34' -1h 24' -2h 13'   -1h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 06' -2h 10' -0h 22' +1h 26' +3h 25' +4h 59' +4h 11' +2h 11' +0h 19' -1h 30' -3h 28' -4h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.5 -19.7 -19.6 -19.6 -19.7 -19.7 -19.6 -19.6 -19.6 -19.5 -19.5 -19.5   -19.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +6 +8 +9 +6 +7 +9 +9 +10 +9 +2 +2   +6.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.9 (+7) +4.3 (+8) +2.7 (+5) +0.4 (+1) -2.1 (-4) -3.8 (-7) -5.7 (-10) -6.2 (-11) -5.5 (-10) -3.5 (-6) -2.8 (-5) +1.3 (+2) -1.4 (-3)

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