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Reykjavík vs Addis Ababa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Reykjavík, Iceland and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is approximately 7,720 km or 4,797 mi.
  • To reach Reykjavík in this distance one would set out from Addis Ababa bearing 336° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Reykjavík bearing 293.1° or WNW .
  • Reykjavík has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Reykjavík is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11.6 °C (20.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.1 °C (14.6°F) more in Reykjavík. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 290.8 mm (11.4 in) less which is equivalent to 290.8 l/m˛ (7.14 US gal/ft˛) or 2,908,000 l/ha (310,885 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1181 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Reykjavík. In whichever way circa 3h 14' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 47.9° lower in Reykjavík than in Addis Ababa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -15 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +40 (+2) +2 (+0) -38 (-1) -12 (0) -62 (-2) -193 (-8) -207 (-8) -51 (-2) +46 (+2) +64 (+3) +66 (+3) -291 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +12 (+42) +8 (+26) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) -4 ( -13) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -39) -4 ( -13) +16 (+52) +16 (+53) +18 (+58)   +65 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 19' -5h 10' -3h 42' -1h 34' -1h 44' +0h 16' +3h 00' +2h 15' -1h 52' -5h 46' -7h 52' -9h 25'   -3h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 31' -3h 40' -0h 38' +2h 29' +5h 33' +7h 40' +6h 39' +3h 41' +0h 33' -2h 34' -5h 39' -7h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -54.9 -54.8 -54.9 -49.3 -32.7 -26.2 -32.1 -48.9 -55 -54.8 -54.9 -54.9   -47.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +28.2 +29.6 +23.4 +19 +23.7 +15 -1.1 +0.9 +5 +22.6 +26 +24.5   +18.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.1 (-15) -7.8 (-14) -10.7 (-19) -9.9 (-18) -5.7 (-10) -4.1 (-7) -4.5 (-8) -4.4 (-8) -6.9 (-12) -5.4 (-10) -7.4 (-13) -8.9 (-16) -7 (-13)

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