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Sapporo vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sapporo, Japan and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 7,684 km or 4,775 mi.
  • To reach Sapporo in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 17.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Sapporo bearing 170.5° or S .
  • Sapporo has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Sapporo is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.2 °C (11.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.1 °C (29°F) more in Sapporo. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 397.7 mm (15.7 in) more which is equivalent to 397.7 l/m² (9.76 US gal/ft²) or 3,977,000 l/ha (425,168 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 924 more hours of sunlight per year in Sapporo. In whichever way circa 2h 31' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.2° higher in Sapporo than in Raufarhöfn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.9°C (7.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) +0 (+0) +4 (+8) +6 (+12) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +32 (+1) +38 (+1) +16 (+1) +16 (+1) +27 (+1) +28 (+1) +21 (+1) +84 (+3) +65 (+3) +29 (+1) +19 (+1) +25 (+1) +398 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10)   -40 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 48' +2h 32' +2h 05' +2h 42' +1h 52' +0h 56' +1h 13' +3h 23' +2h 58' +3h 38' +3h 14' +2h 56'   +2h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 32' +2h 45' +0h 27' -1h 49' -4h 27' -7h 21' -5h 42' -2h 46' -0h 24' +1h 53' +4h 32' +7h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +23.1 +23.1 +23.2 +23.2 +23.3 +23.4 +23.4 +23.5 +23.5 +23.4 +23.2 +22.9   +23.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -7.6 -9.4 -15.9 -16.7 -10.6 -10.2 -10.4 -13 -16.5 -13.2 -8.2   -11.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.4 (-6) -3.2 (-6) +0.6 (+1) +3 (+5) +5.7 (+10) +7.5 (+14) +10 (+18) +11.5 (+21) +9.2 (+17) +4.9 (+9) +2.1 (+4) -0.7 (-1) +3.9 (+7)

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