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Zigansk vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zigansk, Russia and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 4,861 km or 3,021 mi.
  • To reach Zigansk in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 21.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Zigansk bearing 157.9° or SSE .
  • Zigansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season and extremely severe winters (Dfd) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Zigansk is in or near the boreal desert biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean temperature is 13.7 °C (24.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 44.9 °C (80.8°F) more in Zigansk. The continentality subtype is hypercontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 447.6 mm (17.6 in) less which is equivalent to 447.6 l/m² (10.99 US gal/ft²) or 4,476,000 l/ha (478,514 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Zigansk than in Raufarhöfn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-67) -33 (-59) -21 (-37) -11 (-20) -2 (-3) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -13 (-24) -29 (-53) -35 (-62) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -68 (-3) -48 (-2) -53 (-2) -33 (-1) -7 (0) -5 (0) -1 (0) -17 (-1) -38 (-1) -54 (-2) -62 (-2) -62 (-2) -448 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 16' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 46' +0h 18' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 10' -0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.4 -0.4 -0.5 -0.4 -0.4 -0.3 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 -0.3   -0.3

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