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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Dakar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Dakar, Senegal is approximately 7,287 km or 4,528 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Dakar bearing 7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 35.3° or NE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 31 °C (55.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.6 °C (28.1°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 232.9 mm (9.2 in) less which is equivalent to 232.9 l/m² (5.72 US gal/ft²) or 2,329,000 l/ha (248,986 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 60.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Dakar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 27.9°C (50.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-65) -37 (-67) -37 (-66) -34 (-61) -27 (-49) -24 (-44) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -27 (-48) -33 (-59) -36 (-65) -37 (-66) -31 (-56)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) +18 (+1) +20 (+1) +10 (+0) +6 (+0) +1 (+0) -43 (-2) -142 (-6) -114 (-5) -24 (-1) +12 (+0) +14 (+1) -233 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 13' -10h 19' -1h 37' +7h 17' +11h 19' +11h 08' +11h 13' +10h 10' +1h 23' -7h 31' -11h 18' -11h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -63.4 -63 -63.4 -63.5 -52.4 -46.1 -51.9 -63.4 -63.3 -62.9 -63.3 -63.5   -60.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +14 +11 +5 +3 +3 +4 +0 +0 +1 +10 +19   +7.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -30.3 (-55) -32.4 (-58) -32.7 (-59) -31.1 (-56) -25.3 (-46) -22.3 (-40) -20.1 (-36) -22 (-40) -25.3 (-46) -30.6 (-55) -32 (-58) -30.1 (-54) -27.9 (-50)

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