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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Frederikshb Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Frederikshb, Greenland is approximately 2,803 km or 1,742 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Frederikshb bearing 25.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 88.2° or E .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Frederikshb is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.9 °C (10.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 696 mm (27.4 in) less which is equivalent to 696 l/m² (17.08 US gal/ft²) or 6,960,000 l/ha (744,070 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Frederikshb.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.3°C (13.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -51 (-2) -46 (-2) -44 (-2) -48 (-2) -51 (-2) -55 (-2) -70 (-3) -71 (-3) -58 (-2) -57 (-2) -71 (-3) -74 (-3) -696 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 50' -7h 13' -1h 04' +5h 11' +6h 40' +4h 54' +5h 44' +7h 04' +0h 55' -5h 21' -6h 35' -4h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.3 -16 -16.3 -16.3 -16.2 -16.2 -16.2 -16.2 -16.1 -15.9 -16.3 -16.4   -16.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -3 -5 -10 -13 -17 -17 -16 -12 -8 -7 -6   -9.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9 (-16) -10.1 (-18) -10.3 (-19) -11.4 (-21) -7.5 (-14) -4.5 (-8) -2.6 (-5) -3.3 (-6) -4.7 (-8) -6.7 (-12) -8.4 (-15) -8.6 (-15) -7.3 (-13)

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