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Karesuando vs Stykkisholmur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Karesuando, Sweden and Stykkisholmur, Iceland is approximately 1,971 km or 1,225 mi.
  • To reach Karesuando in this distance one would set out from Stykkisholmur bearing 59° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Karesuando bearing 100.9° or E .
  • Karesuando has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Stykkisholmur has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.8 °C (10.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.6 °C (31.7°F) more in Karesuando. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 260.9 mm (10.3 in) less which is equivalent to 260.9 l/m² (6.4 US gal/ft²) or 2,609,000 l/ha (278,919 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° lower in Karesuando than in Stykkisholmur.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.7°C (12°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -9 (-17) -5 (-10) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -45 (-2) -50 (-2) -49 (-2) -30 (-1) -6 (0) +2 (+0) +33 (+1) +11 (+0) -12 (0) -36 (-1) -33 (-1) -48 (-2) -261 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 46' -0h 52' -0h 07' +0h 32' +1h 57' +3h 08' +2h 52' +0h 52' +0h 06' -0h 33' -2h 01' -3h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.2 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.2 -3.2 -3.5   -3.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6.7 +3.8 -3.1 -9.4 -13.1 -19.6 -18.4 -13.7 -7.4 +0.6 +7 +8.5   -4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.5 (-24) -13.2 (-24) -9.4 (-17) -6.5 (-12) -3.7 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1.9 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -8.7 (-16) -11.9 (-21) -6.7 (-12)

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