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Port Elizabeth vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Elizabeth, South Africa and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 11,700 km or 7,270 mi.
  • To reach Port Elizabeth in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 143.6° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Elizabeth bearing 162.9° or SSE .
  • Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Port Elizabeth is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.1 °C (25.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) less in Port Elizabeth. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 37.1 mm (1.5 in) more which is equivalent to 37.1 l/m▓ (0.91 US gal/ft▓) or 371,000 l/ha (39,662 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1845 more hours of sunlight per year in Port Elizabeth. In whichever way circa 5h 03' more per day or about 2 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.9° higher in Port Elizabeth than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.3°C (23.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +16 (+28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +22 (+39) +16 (+30) +11 (+19) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +14 (+24) +18 (+33) +21 (+39) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +14 (+25) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -3 (0) +11 (+0) +29 (+1) +40 (+2) +34 (+1) +14 (+1) +30 (+1) +24 (+1) -53 (-2) -50 (-2) -19 (-1) +37 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -21) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -17) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29)   -63 ( -17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 17' +6h 58' +4h 58' +4h 02' +1h 38' +1h 18' +2h 07' +3h 52' +4h 48' +5h 56' +7h 52' +8h 54'   +5h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 47' +5h 32' +0h 58' -3h 44' -8h 20' -11h 38' -9h 59' -5h 33' -0h 50' +3h 52' +8h 27' +11h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +71.1 +52.4 +31 +7.8 -8.8 -15.2 -9.1 +7.6 +30.4 +53 +71.1 +78.1   +30.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2.8 -0.8 -0.4 +0.2 +1.1 +1.9 -3.6 -1.3 +0.4 -1.6 -3.9 -4.8   -1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) +21.3 (+38) +22 (+40) +20.9 (+38) +15.8 (+28) +10.4 (+19) +5.1 (+9) +2.3 (+4) +3.6 (+6) +8.6 (+15) +12.9 (+23) +17 (+31) +19.7 (+35) +13.3 (+24)

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