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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Detroit, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Detroit, Michigan, Usa is approximately 5,624 km or 3,495 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Detroit, Michigan bearing 15.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 108.7° or ESE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Detroit, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Detroit, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.9 °C (28.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 648.5 mm (25.5 in) less which is equivalent to 648.5 l/m² (15.92 US gal/ft²) or 6,485,000 l/ha (693,290 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12°C (21.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -25 (-1) -45 (-2) -65 (-3) -67 (-3) -81 (-3) -63 (-2) -64 (-3) -53 (-2) -40 (-2) -55 (-2) -58 (-2) -649 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 17' -9h 08' -1h 24' +6h 28' +9h 36' +8h 58' +9h 15' +8h 59' +1h 12' -6h 40' -9h 34' -8h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36 -35.7 -36.1 -36.1 -36 -36 -35.9 -35.9 -35.8 -35.5 -35.9 -36.1   -36
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +6 +12 +18 +21 +19 +24 +22 +21 +18 +6 +0   +14
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.8 (-18) -11.3 (-20) -15.1 (-27) -15.8 (-28) -13.1 (-24) -12.4 (-22) -10.1 (-18) -10.7 (-19) -11 (-20) -11.1 (-20) -12.9 (-23) -10.9 (-20) -12 (-22)

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