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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada is approximately 4,180 km or 2,597 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 13.2° 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 Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.5 °C (38.7°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 180.4 mm (7.1 in) less which is equivalent to 180.4 l/m² (4.43 US gal/ft²) or 1,804,000 l/ha (192,860 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+21) +6 (+10) -2 (-3) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) +1 (+0) +2 (+0) -6 (0) -23 (-1) -33 (-1) -35 (-1) -28 (-1) -10 (0) -23 (-1) -13 (-1) -5 (0) -180 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 55' -7h 16' -1h 05' +5h 13' +6h 44' +5h 00' +5h 49' +7h 06' +0h 55' -5h 22' -6h 40' -5h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.6 -16.3 -16.6 -16.6 -16.5 -16.5 -16.4 -16.4 -16.2 -16 -16.5 -16.7   -16.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -1 +4 +12 +22 +22 +22 +18 +12 +0 -12 -7   +7.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.9 (+20) +5.4 (+10) -1 (-2) -8.7 (-16) -7.2 (-13) -6.8 (-12) -5.6 (-10) -5.2 (-9) -4 (-7) -3.4 (-6) +4.7 (+8) +9.3 (+17) -1 (-2)

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