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Jakobshavn vs Hoyvík/ Tórshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jakobshavn, Greenland and Hoyvík/ Tórshavn, Faroe Islands is approximately 2,128 km or 1,322 mi.
  • To reach Jakobshavn in this distance one would set out from Hoyvík/ Tórshavn bearing 310.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Jakobshavn bearing 270.1° or W .
  • Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Hoyvík/ Tórshavn has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The average temperature is 10.9 °C (19.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16 °C (28.8°F) more in Jakobshavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1180 mm (46.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1180 l/m² (28.96 US gal/ft²) or 11,800,000 l/ha (1,261,498 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.1° lower in Jakobshavn than in Hoyvík/ Tórshavn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.1°C (23.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Jakobshavn relative to Hoyvík/ Tórshavn. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Hoyvík/ Tórshavn vs Jakobshavn.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -13 (-24) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -15 (-27) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -139 (-5) -100 (-4) -123 (-5) -75 (-3) -55 (-2) -44 (-2) -52 (-2) -59 (-2) -105 (-4) -153 (-6) -120 (-5) -155 (-6) -1180 (-46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 37' -1h 42' -0h 15' +1h 03' +3h 38' +4h 53' +4h 43' +1h 43' +0h 13' -1h 06' -3h 43' -4h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.9 -7.1 -7.1 -7.1 -7.1 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -6.9 -7.2   -7.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -16 -14 -14 -13 -10 -14 -18 -17 -20 -23 -21   -16.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19 (-34) -20.3 (-37) -20.5 (-37) -14.8 (-27) -8.5 (-15) -5.5 (-10) -4.7 (-8) -6.8 (-12) -9.1 (-16) -13.9 (-25) -15.8 (-28) -17.7 (-32) -13.1 (-24)

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