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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Catania, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Catania, Sicily, Italy is approximately 4,535 km or 2,818 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Catania, Sicily bearing 0.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 0.5° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Catania, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Catania, Sicily is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 24 °C (43.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 367.2 mm (14.5 in) less which is equivalent to 367.2 l/m² (9.01 US gal/ft²) or 3,672,000 l/ha (392,561 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.7° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Catania, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.1°C (39.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -27 (-48) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -25 (-44) -25 (-46) -25 (-45) -24 (-43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -63 (-2) -34 (-1) -26 (-1) -25 (-1) -12 (0) +5 (+0) +13 (+1) +14 (+1) -25 (-1) -93 (-4) -49 (-2) -72 (-3) -367 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 43' -9h 24' -1h 27' +6h 39' +9h 59' +9h 27' +9h 41' +9h 15' +1h 14' -6h 52' -9h 57' -9h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40.7 -40.3 -40.7 -40.8 -40.7 -40.8 -40.7 -40.8 -40.7 -40.4 -40.7 -40.8   -40.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +3 +4 +2 +5 +7 +11 +8 +7 +1 -4 -5   +3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.6 (-44) -25.4 (-46) -25.8 (-46) -24.9 (-45) -20 (-36) -17.5 (-32) -16.1 (-29) -18.3 (-33) -20 (-36) -23.1 (-42) -24.7 (-44) -24.7 (-44) -22.1 (-40)

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