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Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi vs Ny-Alesund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi, Iceland and Ny-Alesund, Norway is approximately 1,843 km or 1,145 mi.
  • To reach Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi in this distance one would set out from Ny-Alesund bearing 223.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi bearing 197.9° or SSW .
  • Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.1 °C (20°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.4 °C (16.9°F) less in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1251 mm (49.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1251 l/m² (30.7 US gal/ft²) or 12,510,000 l/ha (1,337,402 US gal/ac) more. About 4 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.6° higher in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi than in Ny-Alesund.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +165 (+6) +89 (+4) +84 (+3) +96 (+4) +80 (+3) +68 (+3) +59 (+2) +69 (+3) +106 (+4) +146 (+6) +134 (+5) +155 (+6) +1251 (+49)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 56' +7h 08' +1h 08' -5h 22' -5h 58' -3h 42' -4h 48' -6h 58' -0h 58' +5h 30' +5h 52' +3h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.8 +14.2 +14.6 +14.7 +14.6 +14.6 +14.6 +14.5 +14.5 +14.2 +14.6 +14.8   +14.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 -4 -7 -6 -9 -10 -11 -10 -8 -2 +2 +3   -5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +14 (+25) +14.7 (+26) +14.5 (+26) +13.1 (+24) +7.8 (+14) +5.4 (+10) +3.7 (+7) +4.2 (+8) +6.2 (+11) +9.5 (+17) +11.4 (+21) +13.1 (+24) +9.8 (+18)

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