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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Caen Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Caen, France is approximately 3,299 km or 2,050 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Caen bearing 6.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 21.2° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Caen has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Caen is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 17.3 °C (31.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 530.9 mm (20.9 in) less which is equivalent to 530.9 l/m² (13.03 US gal/ft²) or 5,309,000 l/ha (567,567 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Caen.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16°C (28.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -52 (-2) -39 (-2) -36 (-1) -36 (-1) -51 (-2) -41 (-2) -30 (-1) -24 (-1) -41 (-2) -55 (-2) -72 (-3) -55 (-2) -531 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 29' -8h 39' -1h 19' +6h 09' +8h 54' +8h 03' +8h 26' +8h 30' +1h 08' -6h 20' -8h 52' -8h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.1 -28.7 -29 -29.1 -29 -29.1 -29 -29.1 -28.9 -28.7 -29 -29.1   -29
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -3 +3 +7 +7 +5 +11 +11 +7 +1 -9 -13   +1.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.9 (-36) -20.8 (-37) -21.1 (-38) -19.3 (-35) -14.4 (-26) -11.3 (-20) -8.4 (-15) -9.4 (-17) -12.7 (-23) -16.2 (-29) -18.4 (-33) -19.5 (-35) -16 (-29)

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