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Catania, Sicily vs Reykjavík Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Catania, Sicily, Italy and Reykjavík, Iceland is approximately 3,837 km or 2,385 mi.
  • To reach Catania, Sicily in this distance one would set out from Reykjavík bearing 122.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Catania, Sicily bearing 152.4° or SSE .
  • Catania, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Reykjavík has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Catania, Sicily is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Reykjavík is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 13 °C (23.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Catania, Sicily. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 251 mm (9.9 in) less which is equivalent to 251 l/m² (6.16 US gal/ft²) or 2,510,000 l/ha (268,336 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1234 more hours of sunlight per year in Catania, Sicily. In whichever way circa 3h 22' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.6° higher in Catania, Sicily than in Reykjavík.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.6°C (19°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Catania, Sicily relative to Reykjavík. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Reykjavík vs Catania, Sicily.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +13 (+24) +14 (+25) +14 (+26) +14 (+26) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +18 (+33) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +16 (+28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +11 (+21) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +15 (+28) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -19 (-1) -36 (-1) -23 (-1) -25 (-1) -44 (-2) -47 (-2) -53 (-2) -22 (-1) +21 (+1) -10 (0) +7 (+0) -251 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -12 ( -42) -12 ( -39) -14 ( -47) -13 ( -42) -13 ( -43) -14 ( -45) -15 ( -48) -16 ( -53) -14 ( -45) -11 ( -37) -12 ( -39)   -157 ( -43)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 11' +2h 32' +1h 58' +2h 06' +1h 54' +3h 30' +4h 29' +3h 42' +4h 42' +3h 40' +4h 32' +4h 11'   +3h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 42' +2h 33' +0h 26' -1h 42' -3h 57' -5h 39' -4h 49' -2h 34' -0h 22' +1h 46' +4h 01' +5h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +26.5 +26.5 +26.6 +26.7 +26.6 +26.7 +26.6 +26.7 +26.7 +26.6 +26.5 +26.4   +26.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5.2 -7.6 -7.4 -8 -7.7 -14 -16.9 -13.9 -11 -7.6 -4 -2.5   -8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.3 (+17) +8.4 (+15) +9.4 (+17) +9.4 (+17) +9.6 (+17) +9.5 (+17) +10.3 (+19) +11.8 (+21) +12.9 (+23) +12.8 (+23) +12.5 (+23) +10.8 (+19) +10.6 (+19)

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