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Prince Rupert, British Columbia vs Reykjavík Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada and Reykjavík, Iceland is approximately 5,503 km or 3,420 mi.
  • To reach Prince Rupert, British Columbia in this distance one would set out from Reykjavík bearing 313.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Prince Rupert, British Columbia bearing 213° or SSW .
  • Prince Rupert, British Columbia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Reykjavík has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Prince Rupert, British Columbia is in or near the cool temperate rain forest biome whereas Reykjavík is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1753.3 mm (69 in) more which is equivalent to 1753.3 l/m˛ (43.03 US gal/ft˛) or 17,533,000 l/ha (1,874,394 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/5 as much.
  • There are 303 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. In whichever way circa 0h 49' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.8° higher in Prince Rupert, British Columbia than in Reykjavík.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +175 (+7) +145 (+6) +106 (+4) +123 (+5) +98 (+4) +70 (+3) +61 (+2) +101 (+4) +178 (+7) +293 (+12) +212 (+8) +191 (+8) +1753 (+69)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +3 (+10)   +19 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 23' +0h 04' -1h 00' -0h 56' -1h 11' -2h 26' -2h 21' -1h 30' -0h 42' -0h 44' +0h 02' +0h 29'   -0h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 41' +1h 22' +0h 13' -0h 54' -2h 12' -3h 21' -2h 46' -1h 22' -0h 11' +0h 56' +2h 15' +3h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.9 +9.9 +10 +10 +9.9 +9.9 +9.8 +9.7 +9.7 +9.7 +9.7 +9.7   +9.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6.8 +2.4 -0.4 -4 -1.7 -1 -2.9 -0.9 +2 +2.4 +5 +8.5   +1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.1 (+4) +2.1 (+4) +2.6 (+5) +1.7 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +1.6 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +2.7 (+5) +4.2 (+8) +3.9 (+7) +3.2 (+6) +2.9 (+5) +2.5 (+5)

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