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Reykjavk vs Bern Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Reykjavk, Iceland and Bern, Switzerland is approximately 2,617 km or 1,626 mi.
  • To reach Reykjavk in this distance one would set out from Bern bearing 327.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Reykjavk bearing 302.9° or WNW .
  • Reykjavk has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Bern has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Reykjavk is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Bern is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.3 °C (7.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) less in Reykjavk. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 187.8 mm (7.4 in) less which is equivalent to 187.8 l/m² (4.61 US gal/ft²) or 1,878,000 l/ha (200,771 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 498 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Reykjavk. In whichever way circa 1h 21' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.2° lower in Reykjavk than in Bern.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.9°C (7.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) +18 (+1) +23 (+1) -10 (0) -49 (-2) -73 (-3) -67 (-3) -54 (-2) -35 (-1) +16 (+1) +5 (+0) +25 (+1) -188 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +6 (+21) +8 (+26) +5 (+17) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +10 (+32)   +66 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 01' -1h 10' -1h 11' -1h 14' -0h 40' -1h 26' -2h 11' -1h 54' -2h 06' -1h 23' -0h 50' -1h 11'   -1h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 45' -1h 59' -0h 20' +1h 19' +3h 08' +4h 34' +3h 51' +1h 59' +0h 17' -1h 22' -3h 11' -4h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -17.1 -17.1 -17.2 -17.2 -17.2 -17.2 -17.2 -17.2 -17.2 -17.1 -17.1 -17   -17.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5.8 -1.4 -1.6 +7 +3.7 +7 +8.9 +5.9 -2 -5.4 -8 -8.5   +0
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.3 (-1) +0.2 (+0) -4.3 (-8) -4.5 (-8) -5.8 (-10) -5.4 (-10) -5.4 (-10) -5.3 (-10) -6.8 (-12) -4.4 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -1.4 (-3) -3.9 (-7)

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