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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Cotonou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Cotonou, Benin is approximately 8,030 km or 4,990 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Cotonou bearing 2.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 13.7° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Cotonou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 33.9 °C (61°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.8 °C (33.8°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1128.3 mm (44.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1128.3 l/m² (27.69 US gal/ft²) or 11,283,000 l/ha (1,206,228 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 62.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Cotonou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -43 (-77) -45 (-81) -45 (-80) -41 (-74) -32 (-58) -25 (-44) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -26 (-46) -32 (-58) -38 (-68) -41 (-73) -34 (-61)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) -18 (-1) -54 (-2) -127 (-5) -190 (-7) -345 (-14) -129 (-5) -42 (-2) -79 (-3) -114 (-4) -28 (-1) -6 (0) -1128 (-44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 40' -10h 36' -1h 40' +7h 29' +11h 42' +11h 38' +11h 40' +10h 27' +1h 26' -7h 43' -11h 42' -11h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -71.8 -71.2 -71.6 -60.7 -44.1 -37.7 -43.6 -60.5 -71.5 -71.2 -71.7 -71.9   -62.5

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