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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Fairbanks, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa is approximately 4,068 km or 2,528 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 5.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 168.2° or SSE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.2 °C (32.8°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 96.1 mm (3.8 in) less which is equivalent to 96.1 l/m² (2.36 US gal/ft²) or 961,000 l/ha (102,737 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +4 (+6) -4 (-7) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +9 (+0) +11 (+0) +2 (+0) -9 (0) -24 (-1) -30 (-1) -27 (-1) -4 (0) -10 (0) -7 (0) -8 (0) -96 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 41' -6h 42' -0h 59' +4h 51' +5h 46' +3h 20' +4h 32' +6h 32' +0h 50' -5h 00' -5h 40' -3h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.6 -13.3 -13.6 -13.6 -13.5 -13.4 -13.3 -13.3 -13.2 -13 -13.5 -13.7   -13.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 +5 +15 +22 +29 +26 +21 +17 +14 +1 -5 -5   +11.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.4 (+13) +4.1 (+7) -1.6 (-3) -7.2 (-13) -6 (-11) -6.2 (-11) -5.8 (-10) -5 (-9) -3.6 (-6) -1.5 (-3) +5.1 (+9) +7.2 (+13) -1.1 (-2)

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