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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Byrd Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Byrd, Antarctica is approximately 19,077 km or 11,855 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Byrd bearing 79° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 56.7° or ENE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Byrd has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The mean temperature is 21.4 °C (38.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 150 mm (5.9 in) more which is equivalent to 150 l/m² (3.68 US gal/ft²) or 1,500,000 l/ha (160,360 US gal/ac) more. About 6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° higher in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Byrd.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +12 (+21) +18 (+32) +29 (+52) +36 (+65) +41 (+74) +41 (+74) +38 (+68) +26 (+47) +12 (+21) +2 (+4) +21 (+39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +15 (+1) +18 (+1) +9 (+0) +2 (+0) +8 (+0) +16 (+1) +22 (+1) +20 (+1) +12 (+0) +11 (+0) +11 (+0) +150 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -22h 26' -3h 49' +16h 24' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +22h 07' +3h 15' -16h 51' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.9 -18.8 +2.5 +25.6 +42.3 +48.6 +42.5 +25.6 +2.9 -19.6 -38.2 -45.1   +2.4

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