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Gander, Newfoundland vs Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gander, Newfoundland, Canada and Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi, Iceland is approximately 2,879 km or 1,789 mi.
  • To reach Gander, Newfoundland in this distance one would set out from Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi bearing 252.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gander, Newfoundland bearing 219.1° or SW .
  • Gander, Newfoundland has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Both are in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.2 °C (23.8°F) more in Gander, Newfoundland. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 439.4 mm (17.3 in) less which is equivalent to 439.4 l/m² (10.78 US gal/ft²) or 4,394,000 l/ha (469,748 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 276 more hours of sunlight per year in Gander, Newfoundland. In whichever way circa 0h 44' more per day or about 1 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.3° higher in Gander, Newfoundland than in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gander, Newfoundland relative to Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi vs Gander, Newfoundland.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) 1 (+1) -4 (-6) 1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -4 (-8) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -79 (-3) -17 (-1) -6 (0) -21 (-1) -17 (-1) -5 (0) -15 (-1) -13 (-1) -62 (-2) -78 (-3) -57 (-2) -69 (-3) -439 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +5 (+18) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3)   +12 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 13' +0h 19' -0h 00' -0h 34' -0h 11' +0h 34' +1h 46' +1h 21' +1h 18' +1h 15' +0h 28' +1h 29'   +0h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 35' +1h 52' +0h 19' -1h 14' -2h 58' -4h 23' -3h 40' -1h 52' -0h 16' +1h 17' +3h 01' +4h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.2 +15.4 +15.3 +15.3 +15.4 +15.4 +15.3 +15.4 +15.3 +15.3 +15.2 +15.2   +15.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +8 +5 +1 -6 -13 -16 -13 -11 -4 +6 +7   -2.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.9 (-11) -6.5 (-12) -4.2 (-8) -1.9 (-3) -0.7 (-1) -0.3 (-1) +2 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +0.6 (+1) +0.1 (+0) +0.4 (+1) -3.2 (-6) -1.4 (-3)

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