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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Christchurch Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Christchurch, New Zealand is approximately 16,027 km or 9,959 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Christchurch bearing 352.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 208.7° or SSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 18.4 °C (33.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.7 °C (19.3°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 435.2 mm (17.1 in) less which is equivalent to 435.2 l/m² (10.68 US gal/ft²) or 4,352,000 l/ha (465,258 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Christchurch.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.3°C (33°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-59) -33 (-59) -31 (-56) -25 (-44) -13 (-24) -4 (-8) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -9 (-16) -17 (-31) -24 (-44) -29 (-53) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -23 (-1) -38 (-1) -43 (-2) -51 (-2) -40 (-2) -50 (-2) -37 (-1) -21 (-1) -31 (-1) -37 (-1) -31 (-1) -435 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 50' -12h 33' -2h 02' +8h 50' +14h 30' +15h 10' +14h 52' +12h 25' +1h 44' -9h 07' -14h 32' -15h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -74.4 -55.4 -34.2 -11 +5.6 +12.1 +6.2 -10.5 -33.1 -55.6 -74.3 -81.6   -34
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +0 -4 -7 -10 -11 -9 -6 -2 -3 -2 -3   -4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -31.2 (-56) -31.5 (-57) -30.4 (-55) -24.7 (-44) -14.2 (-26) -5.9 (-11) -1.6 (-3) -3.4 (-6) -8.7 (-16) -16.8 (-30) -23.2 (-42) -28.3 (-51) -18.3 (-33)

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