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Basra vs Reykjavík Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and Reykjavík, Iceland is approximately 6,003 km or 3,730 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from Reykjavík bearing 93.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 149.6° or SSE .
  • Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Reykjavík has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Reykjavík is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 20.1 °C (36.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) more in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 637.2 mm (25.1 in) less which is equivalent to 637.2 l/m² (15.64 US gal/ft²) or 6,372,000 l/ha (681,209 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 2061 more hours of sunlight per year in Basra. In whichever way circa 5h 38' more per day or about 2 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.5° higher in Basra than in Reykjavík.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.7°C (26.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +25 (+45) +26 (+47) +26 (+47) +26 (+47) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +28 (+50) +23 (+41) +18 (+32) +24 (+42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +19 (+33) +22 (+39) +24 (+43) +24 (+42) +23 (+42) +23 (+42) +23 (+42) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +15 (+26) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -48 (-2) -55 (-2) -58 (-2) -36 (-1) -37 (-1) -50 (-2) -52 (-2) -62 (-2) -67 (-3) -85 (-3) -45 (-2) -45 (-2) -637 (-25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -12 ( -42) -13 ( -42) -14 ( -47) -15 ( -48) -15 ( -50) -15 ( -48) -16 ( -52) -19 ( -63) -21 ( -68) -14 ( -47) -14 ( -45)   -182 ( -50)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 27' +5h 56' +4h 56' +3h 56' +4h 00' +5h 12' +4h 36' +5h 23' +6h 40' +7h 03' +6h 30' +7h 01'   +5h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 14' +2h 53' +0h 30' -1h 56' -4h 25' -6h 15' -5h 21' -2h 53' -0h 25' +2h 00' +4h 30' +6h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +33.4 +33.4 +33.5 +33.5 +33.5 +33.6 +33.5 +33.6 +33.6 +33.5 +33.4 +33.3   +33.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2.8 -4.6 -12.4 -20 -22.7 -30 -31.9 -32.9 -33 -24.6 -10 +1.5   -18.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.7 (+23) +12.9 (+23) +14.9 (+27) +16.2 (+29) +17.1 (+31) +14.8 (+27) +14.3 (+26) +13.8 (+25) +13.6 (+24) +15.5 (+28) +16 (+29) +14.2 (+26) +14.7 (+26)

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