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Fort Mcmurray, Alberta vs Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Mcmurray, Alberta, Canada and Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi, Iceland is approximately 4,816 km or 2,993 mi.
  • To reach Fort Mcmurray, Alberta in this distance one would set out from Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi bearing 307.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Mcmurray, Alberta bearing 219° or SW .
  • Fort Mcmurray, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Fort Mcmurray, Alberta is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.5 °C (8.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.9 °C (46.6°F) more in Fort Mcmurray, Alberta. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1156.2 mm (45.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1156.2 l/m² (28.38 US gal/ft²) or 11,562,000 l/ha (1,236,055 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.6° higher in Fort Mcmurray, Alberta than in Hofn, Holar I Hornafirdi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fort Mcmurray, Alberta 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 Fort Mcmurray, Alberta.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -12 (-21) -5 (-9) 3 (+6) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) 1 (+3) -9 (-15) -16 (-28) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -15 (-28) -9 (-17) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -11 (-20) -18 (-32) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -19 (-35) -14 (-25) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -14 (-24) -20 (-36) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -172 (-7) -109 (-4) -105 (-4) -95 (-4) -56 (-2) -23 (-1) -9 (0) -37 (-1) -101 (-4) -151 (-6) -140 (-5) -159 (-6) -1156 (-46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -14) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -27) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23)   -64 ( -17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 19' +1h 09' +0h 11' -0h 45' -1h 53' -2h 55' -2h 23' -1h 09' -0h 09' +0h 47' +1h 55' +2h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.6 +7.8 +7.7 +7.7 +7.7 +7.7 +7.6 +7.6 +7.6 +7.5 +7.5 +7.5   +7.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +2 -9 -21 -20 -23 -20 -17 -12 -11 +6 +9   -9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.8 (-34) -14.6 (-26) -10.5 (-19) -4.7 (-8) -0.7 (-1) -0.1 (0) +1.2 (+2) +1.2 (+2) -1.5 (-3) -3.4 (-6) -9.6 (-17) -16.1 (-29) -6.5 (-12)

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