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Calgary, Alberta vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 5,221 km or 3,244 mi.
  • To reach Calgary, Alberta in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 301.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Calgary, Alberta bearing 214.1° or SW .
  • Calgary, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Calgary, Alberta is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.3 °C (23.9°F) more in Calgary, Alberta. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 90.2 mm (3.6 in) less which is equivalent to 90.2 l/m▓ (2.21 US gal/ft▓) or 902,000 l/ha (96,430 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1183 more hours of sunlight per year in Calgary, Alberta. In whichever way circa 3h 14' more per day or about 2 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° higher in Calgary, Alberta than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) 0 (+1) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) 0 (0) -3 (-6) +4 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) -6 (-12) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) -1 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -10 (-19) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -33 (-1) -29 (-1) -4 (0) +34 (+1) +49 (+2) +37 (+1) +15 (+1) +9 (+0) -43 (-2) -43 (-2) -40 (-2) -90 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -18) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29)   -36 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 01' +3h 02' +2h 09' +2h 32' +2h 25' +2h 12' +5h 13' +5h 05' +3h 36' +3h 17' +3h 16' +2h 56'   +3h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 01' +1h 59' +0h 20' -1h 18' -3h 15' -5h 09' -4h 08' -2h 00' -0h 17' +1h 21' +3h 18' +5h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +14.5 +14.6 +14.6 +14.6 +14.6 +14.5 +14.5 +14.4 +14.5 +14.4 +14.3 +14.2   +14.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11.8 -11.8 -17.4 -28.8 -31.9 -25.1 -30.6 -32.3 -30.6 -27.6 -17.9 -13.8   -23.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) -9 (-16) -6.5 (-12) -3.9 (-7) -3.2 (-6) -3.3 (-6) -1.1 (-2) -1.5 (-3) -2.2 (-4) -2.7 (-5) -2.6 (-5) -5.3 (-10) -8.4 (-15) -4.1 (-7)

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