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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Base Antartica B. O’Hig Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Base Antartica B. O’Hig, Antarctica is approximately 16,441 km or 10,217 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Base Antartica B. O’Hig bearing 21.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 53.5° or NE .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.1 °C (23.6°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 590.5 mm (23.2 in) less which is equivalent to 590.5 l/m² (14.49 US gal/ft²) or 5,905,000 l/ha (631,284 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.3° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Base Antartica B. O’Hig.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Svalbard Lufthavn relative to Base Antartica B. O’Hig. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Base Antartica B. O’Hig vs Svalbard Lufthavn.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -16 (-30) -14 (-26) -8 (-15) +2 (+3) +10 (+18) +14 (+26) +13 (+24) +6 (+11) -2 (-4) -9 (-15) -13 (-24) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -45 (-2) -54 (-2) -68 (-3) -60 (-2) -40 (-2) -48 (-2) -44 (-2) -68 (-3) -74 (-3) -49 (-2) -25 (-1) -591 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -18h 38' -14h 37' -2h 23' +10h 12' +17h 42' +19h 43' +18h 45' +14h 29' +2h 03' -10h 33' -17h 47' -19h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -54.6 -35.5 -14.2 +8.9 +25.4 +31.7 +25.8 +9 -13.6 -36.2 -54.8 -61.8   -14.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -10 -9 -9 -11 -10 -7 -6 -7 -8 -9 -10   -8.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.6 (-30) -17.5 (-32) -15.4 (-28) -9.4 (-17) +0.2 (+0) +7.9 (+14) +12.4 (+22) +11.5 (+21) +4.8 (+9) -3.1 (-6) -9.7 (-17) -14.6 (-26) -4.1 (-7)

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