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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Cara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Cara, Russia is approximately 4,147 km or 2,577 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Cara bearing 340.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 241.5° or WSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Cara has a boreal subarctic climate with dry winters (Dwc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Cara is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1 °C (1.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27 °C (48.6°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to hypercontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 167.5 mm (6.6 in) less which is equivalent to 167.5 l/m² (4.11 US gal/ft²) or 1,675,000 l/ha (179,069 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.3° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Cara.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +2 (+4) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) +2 (+3) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +16 (+1) +16 (+1) -4 (0) -30 (-1) -62 (-2) -51 (-2) -48 (-2) -27 (-1) -3 (0) +8 (+0) +10 (+0) -168 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 12' -7h 56' -1h 12' +5h 39' +7h 48' +6h 33' +7h 07' +7h 46' +1h 01' -5h 50' -7h 44' -6h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.3 -20.9 -21.2 -21.2 -21.3 -21.3 -21.4 -21.5 -21.4 -21.1 -21.4 -21.5   -21.3

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