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Kufra vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 5,430 km or 3,375 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 130° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 160.4° or SSE .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 21 °C (37.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.3 °C (13.1°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 730.9 mm (28.8 in) less which is equivalent to 730.9 l/m² (17.94 US gal/ft²) or 7,309,000 l/ha (781,381 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 2698 more hours of sunlight per year in Kufra. In whichever way circa 7h 23' more per day or about 3 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42° higher in Kufra than in Raufarhöfn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 50.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.3°C (9.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +30 (+54) +31 (+56) +30 (+54) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +26 (+47) +26 (+47) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +26 (+47)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +17 (+30) +22 (+39) +24 (+44) +26 (+46) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +22 (+39) +20 (+35) +16 (+29) +21 (+38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -76 (-3) -57 (-2) -66 (-3) -47 (-2) -28 (-1) -39 (-2) -48 (-2) -57 (-2) -73 (-3) -86 (-3) -80 (-3) -76 (-3) -731 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -16 ( -52) -15 ( -53) -15 ( -48) -14 ( -47) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -33) -13 ( -42) -16 ( -52) -17 ( -57) -17 ( -55) -17 ( -57) -18 ( -58)   -180 ( -49)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 36' +7h 51' +6h 29' +5h 36' +4h 52' +5h 30' +7h 29' +8h 58' +7h 32' +7h 54' +9h 14' +8h 34'   +7h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 00' +3h 39' +0h 37' -2h 26' -5h 45' -9h 00' -7h 12' -3h 40' -0h 32' +2h 31' +5h 51' +9h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +41.9 +42 +42.1 +42.2 +42.1 +42.1 +41.9 +42.2 +42.2 +42.1 +41.9 +41.8   +42
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -34 -40.6 -45.4 -51.9 -59.7 -62.6 -65.2 -65.4 -60 -54.5 -39.2 -31.2   -50.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.4 (+12) +5.6 (+10) +7.9 (+14) +7.3 (+13) +5.6 (+10) +2.8 (+5) +0.8 (+1) +0.8 (+1) +3.6 (+6) +5.9 (+11) +8.9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5.3 (+10)

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