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Hoyvík/ Tórshavn vs Upernavik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Hoyvík/ Tórshavn, Faroe Islands and Upernavik, Greenland is approximately 2,329 km or 1,447 mi.
  • To reach Hoyvík/ Tórshavn in this distance one would set out from Upernavik bearing 94.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Hoyvík/ Tórshavn bearing 141.1° or SE .
  • Hoyvík/ Tórshavn has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Upernavik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.1 °C (23.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.3 °C (32.9°F) less in Hoyvík/ Tórshavn. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1190 mm (46.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1190 l/m˛ (29.21 US gal/ft˛) or 11,900,000 l/ha (1,272,189 US gal/ac) more. About 5 4/5 as much.
  • There are 524 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Hoyvík/ Tórshavn. In whichever way circa 1h 25' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.7° higher in Hoyvík/ Tórshavn than in Upernavik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.8°C (24.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Hoyvík/ Tórshavn relative to Upernavik. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Upernavik vs Hoyvík/ Tórshavn.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +22 (+39) +21 (+38) +15 (+27) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +12 (+21) +16 (+28) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +23 (+42) +23 (+42) +17 (+31) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +17 (+30) +13 (+24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +25 (+44) +26 (+46) +20 (+35) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +11 (+21) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +142 (+6) +103 (+4) +129 (+5) +81 (+3) +61 (+2) +53 (+2) +55 (+2) +57 (+2) +106 (+4) +146 (+6) +108 (+4) +149 (+6) +1190 (+47)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +15 (+53) +17 (+55) +15 (+50) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +14 (+47) +17 (+55)   +171 (+47)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 29' +0h 48' -0h 58' -3h 22' -3h 07' -2h 50' -5h 13' -3h 36' -0h 44' +0h 38' +0h 40' +0h 13'   -1h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 50' +3h 35' +0h 28' -1h 59' -5h 52' -4h 53' -5h 43' -3h 41' -0h 24' +2h 05' +5h 57' +4h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.7 +10.6 +10.7 +10.7 +10.7 +10.7 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.7 +10.8 +10.9   +10.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +15 +15 +8 -1 +0 +3 +3 +4 +3 +5 +15   +7.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +22 (+40) +24.6 (+44) +24.8 (+45) +18 (+32) +9 (+16) +6.4 (+12) +4.7 (+8) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11.1 (+20) +13.1 (+24) +18.4 (+33) +13.8 (+25)

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