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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 4,794 km or 2,979 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 357.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 348.4° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 25.4 °C (45.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 320.6 mm (12.6 in) less which is equivalent to 320.6 l/m² (7.87 US gal/ft²) or 3,206,000 l/ha (342,743 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.9° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.9°C (39.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -29 (-51) -29 (-53) -29 (-52) -25 (-44) -23 (-41) -20 (-37) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -25 (-46) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -25 (-46)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -80 (-3) -58 (-2) -37 (-1) -20 (-1) -8 (0) +8 (+0) +17 (+1) +22 (+1) +1 (+0) -56 (-2) -46 (-2) -63 (-2) -321 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 54' -9h 30' -1h 28' +6h 43' +10h 08' +9h 39' +9h 52' +9h 21' +1h 15' -6h 56' -10h 07' -9h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.9 -42.5 -42.8 -42.9 -42.9 -42.9 -42.8 -42.9 -42.8 -42.5 -42.9 -43   -42.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5.4 +7.5 +7.9 +10 +12.4 +15.3 +18.1 +16.8 +13.7 +7.1 +3.6 +3.5   +10.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.9 (-45) -25.7 (-46) -26.4 (-48) -25.3 (-46) -20.5 (-37) -17.6 (-32) -15.2 (-27) -16.4 (-30) -18.7 (-34) -22.4 (-40) -24.6 (-44) -24.9 (-45) -21.9 (-39)

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