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Barcelona vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Barcelona, Spain and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 2,991 km or 1,859 mi.
  • To reach Barcelona in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 145.1° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Barcelona bearing 161.7° or SSE .
  • Barcelona has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • The mean temperature is 12.1 °C (21.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Barcelona. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 169.1 mm (6.7 in) more which is equivalent to 169.1 l/m² (4.15 US gal/ft²) or 1,691,000 l/ha (180,779 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1464 more hours of sunlight per year in Barcelona. In whichever way circa 4h 00' more per day or about 2 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.3° higher in Barcelona than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.6°C (17.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +13 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +12 (+22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -6 (0) +4 (+0) +22 (+1) +38 (+1) +9 (+0) -11 (0) +32 (+1) +40 (+2) +36 (+1) +20 (+1) -3 (0) +169 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -28) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -9 ( -30) -10 ( -32)   -67 ( -18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 29' +4h 38' +3h 03' +3h 32' +2h 52' +3h 40' +5h 07' +3h 58' +4h 08' +3h 50' +4h 34' +4h 15'   +4h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 10' +2h 40' +0h 27' -1h 46' -4h 15' -6h 29' -5h 19' -2h 41' -0h 23' +1h 50' +4h 20' +6h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +24.2 +24.2 +24.3 +24.3 +24.3 +24.3 +24.4 +24.4 +24.4 +24.3 +24.2 +24   +24.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12.8 -15.8 -9.4 -10.8 -8.9 -8.1 -11.6 -7.3 -5.6 -8.6 -10.9 -12.8   -10.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +8 (+14) +7.4 (+13) +10 (+18) +8.7 (+16) +8.2 (+15) +8.5 (+15) +9.6 (+17) +11.1 (+20) +13.2 (+24) +12.1 (+22) +10.3 (+19) +8.6 (+15) +9.6 (+17)

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