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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Fort Nelson, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 4,514 km or 2,805 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Fort Nelson, British Columbia bearing 12.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 147.9° or SSE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Fort Nelson, British Columbia has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Fort Nelson, British Columbia is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.6 °C (29.9°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 268.5 mm (10.6 in) less which is equivalent to 268.5 l/m² (6.59 US gal/ft²) or 2,685,000 l/ha (287,044 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.4° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Fort Nelson, British Columbia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.9°C (5.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +0 (+0) -7 (-13) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) +3 (+0) +3 (+0) -10 (0) -41 (-2) -53 (-2) -66 (-3) -40 (-2) -23 (-1) -18 (-1) -9 (0) -5 (0) -269 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 45' -7h 41' -1h 09' +5h 30' +7h 25' +6h 02' +6h 40' +7h 32' +0h 59' -5h 40' -7h 22' -6h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.5 -19.2 -19.5 -19.5 -19.5 -19.4 -19.3 -19.3 -19.2 -18.9 -19.4 -19.5   -19.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -4 +15 +24 +29 +22 +23 +22 +18 +8 -11 -16   +9.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.1 (+9) -0.4 (-1) -4.3 (-8) -9.2 (-17) -6.3 (-11) -6.9 (-12) -5.1 (-9) -4.7 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -4.8 (-9) +1.4 (+3) +4.7 (+8) -2.9 (-5)

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