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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Danmarkshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Danmarkshavn, Greenland is approximately 825 km or 512 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Danmarkshavn bearing 62.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 95.7° or E .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • Both are in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.9 °C (10.6°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 41 mm (1.6 in) more which is equivalent to 41 l/m² (1.01 US gal/ft²) or 410,000 l/ha (43,832 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Danmarkshavn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.3°C (9.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +7 (+0) +4 (+0) +0 (+0) +2 (+0) +5 (+0) +4 (+0) +8 (+0) +9 (+0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) -1 (0) +41 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -0h 50' -0h 13' +1h 01' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 47' +0h 11' -0h 58' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.5 -1.4 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.4 -1.4 -1.5 -1.5   -1.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +4 +5 +2 -2 -7 -4 -4 +1 +1 +0 +0   -0.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.8 (+14) +8.3 (+15) +8.1 (+15) +5 (+9) +1.8 (+3) -0.2 (0) +1.3 (+2) +1.5 (+3) +4.6 (+8) +8 (+14) +9.3 (+17) +8.3 (+15) +5.3 (+10)

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