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Dresden vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dresden, Germany and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 2,415 km or 1,501 mi.
  • To reach Dresden in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 116.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dresden bearing 144° or SE .
  • Dresden has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Dresden is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6 °C (10.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.3 °C (13.1°F) more in Dresden. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 191.1 mm (7.5 in) more which is equivalent to 191.1 l/m² (4.69 US gal/ft²) or 1,911,000 l/ha (204,299 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • There are 667 more hours of sunlight per year in Dresden. In whichever way circa 1h 49' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° higher in Dresden than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -3 (0) -1 (0) +19 (+1) +47 (+2) +41 (+2) +87 (+3) +33 (+1) +10 (+0) -5 (0) -13 (-1) -10 (0) +191 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -18) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19)   -32 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 40' +1h 22' +1h 25' +1h 52' +1h 30' +1h 26' +1h 50' +2h 54' +2h 48' +2h 00' +1h 26' +1h 36'   +1h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 01' +1h 59' +0h 20' -1h 18' -3h 14' -5h 09' -4h 08' -2h 00' -0h 17' +1h 21' +3h 18' +5h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +14.4 +14.4 +14.5 +14.5 +14.5 +14.5 +14.6 +14.5 +14.6 +14.6 +14.4 +14.2   +14.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4.8 -8.8 -17.4 -22.8 -21.9 -19.1 -18.6 -21.3 -17.6 -14.6 -6.9 -3.8   -14.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +1.5 (+3) -0.8 (-1) +1.9 (+3) +2.2 (+4) +3.3 (+6) +3.3 (+6) +4.2 (+8) +3 (+5) +3.8 (+7) +3.1 (+6) +3.8 (+7) +3 (+5) +2.7 (+5)

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