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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Chicago, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Chicago, Illinois, Usa is approximately 5,766 km or 3,583 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Chicago, Illinois bearing 14.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 112.6° or ESE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Chicago, Illinois has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Chicago, Illinois is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 17.2 °C (30.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 663 mm (26.1 in) less which is equivalent to 663 l/m² (16.27 US gal/ft²) or 6,630,000 l/ha (708,791 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.4° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.3°C (23.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) -22 (-1) -50 (-2) -67 (-3) -88 (-3) -92 (-4) -68 (-3) -57 (-2) -49 (-2) -58 (-2) -43 (-2) -34 (-1) -663 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 20' -9h 09' -1h 25' +6h 29' +9h 38' +9h 01' +9h 17' +9h 00' +1h 12' -6h 42' -9h 36' -9h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.5 -36.2 -36.5 -36.5 -36.5 -36.5 -36.4 -36.4 -36.2 -36 -36.4 -36.5   -36.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +7 +13 +17 +18 +16 +22 +20 +22 +19 +9 +2   +14
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.5 (-21) -12.8 (-23) -14.8 (-27) -16.9 (-30) -15.1 (-27) -14.3 (-26) -12.6 (-23) -13.2 (-24) -12.3 (-22) -12.6 (-23) -11.8 (-21) -11.1 (-20) -13.3 (-24)

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