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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Edmonton, Alberta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is approximately 4,963 km or 3,084 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Edmonton, Alberta bearing 13° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 138.9° or SE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Edmonton, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Edmonton, Alberta is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 281.1 mm (11.1 in) less which is equivalent to 281.1 l/m² (6.9 US gal/ft²) or 2,811,000 l/ha (300,515 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.7° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.8°C (12.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -11 (-21) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) +2 (+0) +3 (+0) -12 (0) -37 (-1) -69 (-3) -76 (-3) -44 (-2) -22 (-1) -4 (0) -3 (0) -8 (0) -281 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 50' -8h 17' -1h 15' +5h 53' +8h 20' +7h 18' +7h 46' +8h 07' +1h 04' -6h 04' -8h 17' -7h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.8 -24.4 -24.8 -24.8 -24.7 -24.7 -24.6 -24.6 -24.4 -24.2 -24.6 -24.8   -24.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -1 +7 +23 +32 +23 +24 +21 +23 +17 -2 -9   +12.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.8 (-7) -7.4 (-13) -10.7 (-19) -11.6 (-21) -7 (-13) -7.3 (-13) -5.6 (-10) -6.6 (-12) -4.7 (-8) -7.2 (-13) -6.2 (-11) -4 (-7) -6.8 (-12)

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