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Karesuando vs Hoyvík/ Tórshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Karesuando, Sweden and Hoyvík/ Tórshavn, Faroe Islands is approximately 1,517 km or 943 mi.
  • To reach Karesuando in this distance one would set out from Hoyvík/ Tórshavn bearing 49.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Karesuando bearing 76.3° or ENE .
  • Karesuando has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Hoyvík/ Tórshavn has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The average temperature is 8.8 °C (15.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.6 °C (38.9°F) more in Karesuando. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 994 mm (39.1 in) less which is equivalent to 994 l/m² (24.4 US gal/ft²) or 9,940,000 l/ha (1,062,652 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 666 more hours of sunlight per year in Karesuando. In whichever way circa 1h 48' more per day or about 1 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.3° lower in Karesuando than in Hoyvík/ Tórshavn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11°C (19.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Karesuando relative to Hoyvík/ Tórshavn. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Hoyvík/ Tórshavn vs Karesuando.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -6 (-12) -2 (-3) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) 2 (+3) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -9 (-15) -4 (-6) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -6 (-10) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -16 (-29) -21 (-37) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -130 (-5) -94 (-4) -114 (-4) -70 (-3) -44 (-2) -25 (-1) -6 (0) -25 (-1) -97 (-4) -133 (-5) -109 (-4) -147 (-6) -994 (-39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -15 ( -48) -12 ( -42) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -43) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -14 ( -45) -14 ( -47) -17 ( -55)   -133 ( -36)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 25' +0h 10' +1h 58' +2h 56' +2h 50' +4h 24' +5h 44' +1h 42' +1h 44' +0h 56' -0h 00' -0h 13'   +1h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 04' -1h 26' -0h 13' +0h 54' +2h 57' +4h 53' +4h 12' +1h 27' +0h 11' -0h 56' -3h 03' -4h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.2 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.3 -6.4 -6.3 -6.2 -6.4   -6.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -5 -12 -16 -23 -29 -28 -23 -18 -8 -1 -2   -14.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.5 (-35) -18.5 (-33) -15.1 (-27) -10.6 (-19) -7.4 (-13) -4.5 (-8) -3 (-5) -4.5 (-8) -7.1 (-13) -10 (-18) -13.6 (-24) -17.7 (-32) -11 (-20)

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