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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Fort Mcmurray, Alberta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Fort Mcmurray, Alberta, Canada is approximately 4,596 km or 2,856 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Fort Mcmurray, Alberta bearing 14.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 138.1° or SE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Fort Mcmurray, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Fort Mcmurray, Alberta is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.9 °C (12.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.3 °C (25.7°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 284.8 mm (11.2 in) less which is equivalent to 284.8 l/m² (6.99 US gal/ft²) or 2,848,000 l/ha (304,470 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.6° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Fort Mcmurray, Alberta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.5°C (8.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) -1 (-3) -8 (-14) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) +3 (+0) +3 (+0) -13 (0) -34 (-1) -53 (-2) -61 (-2) -49 (-2) -31 (-1) -19 (-1) -13 (-1) -9 (0) -285 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 15' -7h 57' -1h 12' +5h 40' +7h 51' +6h 37' +7h 11' +7h 48' +1h 01' -5h 51' -7h 47' -6h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.7 -21.4 -21.7 -21.7 -21.6 -21.6 -21.5 -21.5 -21.4 -21.1 -21.5 -21.7   -21.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -2 +12 +22 +23 +22 +20 +17 +13 +9 -9 -13   +8.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.4 (+6) -1.7 (-3) -5.7 (-10) -10.2 (-18) -8.3 (-15) -6.7 (-12) -5.8 (-10) -6.3 (-11) -5.3 (-10) -6.6 (-12) -2.6 (-5) +2.1 (+4) -4.5 (-8)

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