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Pretoria vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pretoria, South Africa and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 10,898 km or 6,772 mi.
  • To reach Pretoria in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 138.9° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pretoria bearing 162.5° or SSE .
  • Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Pretoria is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.1 °C (25.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Pretoria. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 28.1 mm (1.1 in) more which is equivalent to 28.1 l/m▓ (0.69 US gal/ft▓) or 281,000 l/ha (30,041 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 2281 more hours of sunlight per year in Pretoria. In whichever way circa 6h 14' more per day or about 3 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39° higher in Pretoria than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +26 (+47) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +24 (+43) +27 (+49) +18 (+32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +15 (+28) +8 (+14) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +11 (+19) +17 (+31) +21 (+38) +23 (+42) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +11 (+20) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +80 (+3) +34 (+1) +36 (+1) +25 (+1) -6 (0) -21 (-1) -30 (-1) -29 (-1) -19 (-1) -51 (-2) -44 (-2) +55 (+2) +28 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -11) -2 ( -6) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16) -8 ( -27) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -30) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13)   -69 ( -19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 03' +6h 52' +5h 09' +5h 08' +4h 03' +3h 36' +4h 25' +6h 09' +6h 42' +7h 07' +8h 34' +9h 05'   +6h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 12' +5h 10' +0h 54' -3h 30' -7h 49' -10h 59' -9h 24' -5h 11' -0h 47' +3h 37' +7h 57' +11h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +79 +60.5 +39.2 +16.1 -0.5 -7 -0.9 +15.8 +38.7 +61.1 +78.8 +86.3   +39
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14.8 -13.8 -13.4 -13.8 -14.9 -17.1 -24.6 -30.3 -32.6 -29.6 -22.9 -18.8   -20.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) +19.7 (+35) +19.2 (+35) +17.7 (+32) +11.9 (+21) +4.1 (+7) -1.8 (-3) -4.8 (-9) -3.1 (-6) +2.6 (+5) +9.8 (+18) +15.2 (+27) +18.5 (+33) +9.1 (+16)

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