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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Cardiff, Wales Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Cardiff, Wales, Uk is approximately 3,081 km or 1,914 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Cardiff, Wales bearing 8.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 25.7° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Cardiff, Wales has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Cardiff, Wales is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.4 °C (29.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 781 mm (30.7 in) less which is equivalent to 781 l/m² (19.17 US gal/ft²) or 7,810,000 l/ha (834,941 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Cardiff, Wales.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.1°C (30.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -14 (-24) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -16 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -79 (-3) -48 (-2) -56 (-2) -47 (-2) -57 (-2) -55 (-2) -56 (-2) -57 (-2) -72 (-3) -83 (-3) -87 (-3) -84 (-3) -781 (-31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 11' -8h 29' -1h 17' +6h 01' +8h 38' +7h 42' +8h 07' +8h 19' +1h 06' -6h 13' -8h 35' -7h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.9 -26.5 -26.8 -26.8 -26.8 -26.8 -26.8 -26.8 -26.7 -26.5 -26.8 -26.9   -26.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -13 -8 -2 -1 -1 -1 -3 -6 -12 -17 -18   -8.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.4 (-39) -21.7 (-39) -22.1 (-40) -19.7 (-35) -14.7 (-26) -11.7 (-21) -10.1 (-18) -11.4 (-21) -13.9 (-25) -17.8 (-32) -19.5 (-35) -20.7 (-37) -17.1 (-31)

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