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Ístersund vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ístersund, Sweden and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 1,576 km or 979 mi.
  • To reach Ístersund in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 85° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Ístersund bearing 114.6° or ESE .
  • Ístersund has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Ístersund is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.2 °C (18.4°F) more in Ístersund. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 74.1 mm (2.9 in) more which is equivalent to 74.1 l/m▓ (1.82 US gal/ft▓) or 741,000 l/ha (79,218 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • There are 595 more hours of sunlight per year in Ístersund. In whichever way circa 1h 37' more per day or about 1 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° higher in Ístersund than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.8°C (1.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) +-1 (-1) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -15 (-1) -13 (-1) +3 (+0) +20 (+1) +30 (+1) +52 (+2) +26 (+1) +24 (+1) -11 (0) -13 (-1) -9 (0) +74 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3)   +19 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 32' +0h 48' +1h 29' +2h 02' +2h 48' +1h 46' +3h 00' +3h 36' +1h 36' +0h 40' +0h 38' +0h 29'   +1h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 12' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 54' -1h 45' -1h 16' -0h 30' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 56' +1h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +2.5 +2.4 +2.4 +2.5 +2.4 +2.5 +2.6 +2.5 +2.6 +2.6 +2.5 +2.3   +2.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4.2 +2.2 -2.4 -3.8 -7.9 -5.1 -4.6 -4.3 +2.4 +2.4 +5.1 +4.2   -0.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) -6.1 (-11) -5.6 (-10) -2.5 (-5) -0.9 (-2) +0.5 (+1) +2.3 (+4) +2.4 (+4) +1.8 (+3) +2.3 (+4) +1.2 (+2) -1.2 (-2) -3.8 (-7) -0.8 (-1)

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