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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Prins Christian Sund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Prins Christian Sund, Greenland is approximately 2,855 km or 1,774 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Prins Christian Sund bearing 23.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 79.6° or E .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Prins Christian Sund is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 7.3 °C (13.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2324 mm (91.5 in) less which is equivalent to 2324 l/m² (57.04 US gal/ft²) or 23,240,000 l/ha (2,484,510 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Prins Christian Sund.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.2°C (14.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-21) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -238 (-9) -240 (-9) -181 (-7) -223 (-9) -170 (-7) -129 (-5) -113 (-4) -157 (-6) -218 (-9) -203 (-8) -220 (-9) -232 (-9) -2324 (-91)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 26' -7h 31' -1h 07' +5h 23' +7h 10' +5h 38' +6h 21' +7h 22' +0h 57' -5h 33' -7h 05' -5h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.3 -17.9 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.1 -18.2 -18 -17.8 -18.2 -18.3   -18.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -7 -5 -8 -9 -10 -9 -6 -4 -5 -6 -9   -7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.1 (-22) -13 (-23) -12.5 (-23) -12.3 (-22) -7.3 (-13) -3.9 (-7) -2.3 (-4) -2.8 (-5) -4.3 (-8) -7.1 (-13) -9.8 (-18) -11.2 (-20) -8.2 (-15)

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