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Blenheim vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Blenheim, New Zealand and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 17,226 km or 10,704 mi.
  • To reach Blenheim in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 338.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Blenheim bearing 191.6° or SSW .
  • Blenheim has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Blenheim is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The average temperature is 9.4 °C (16.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) less in Blenheim. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 235.4 mm (9.3 in) more which is equivalent to 235.4 l/m² (5.78 US gal/ft²) or 2,354,000 l/ha (251,658 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.4° higher in Blenheim than in Akureyri.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +12 (+21) +5 (+8) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) +4 (+7) +9 (+17) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) -6 (0) +13 (+0) +39 (+2) +53 (+2) +30 (+1) +37 (+1) +38 (+2) +21 (+1) +7 (+0) -1 (0) +2 (+0) +235 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 25' +5h 55' +1h 03' -4h 01' -8h 54' -12h 21' -10h 38' -5h 56' -0h 54' +4h 09' +9h 02' +12h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +63.7 +45.1 +23.6 +0.4 -16.2 -22.7 -16.7 -0.1 +22.8 +45.4 +63.6 +70.6   +23.4

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