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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Gibraltar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Gibraltar, Gibraltar is approximately 4,782 km or 2,972 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Gibraltar bearing 6.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 24.9° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Gibraltar has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Gibraltar is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 25.1 °C (45.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 587 mm (23.1 in) less which is equivalent to 587 l/m² (14.41 US gal/ft²) or 5,870,000 l/ha (627,542 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Gibraltar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 23.5°C (42.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -30 (-55) -31 (-55) -29 (-52) -23 (-42) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -25 (-45)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -140 (-6) -79 (-3) -86 (-3) -49 (-2) -18 (-1) +7 (+0) +17 (+1) +20 (+1) -3 (0) -42 (-2) -101 (-4) -113 (-4) -587 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 50' -9h 28' -1h 28' +6h 42' +10h 05' +9h 35' +9h 48' +9h 19' +1h 15' -6h 55' -10h 03' -9h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.1 -41.7 -42 -42.1 -42.1 -42.1 -42 -42.1 -41.9 -41.7 -42 -42.1   -42
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 +1 +2 +3 +6 +4 +9 +8 +4 -1 -6 -4   +1.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -27.6 (-50) -28.7 (-52) -29 (-52) -26.8 (-48) -20.8 (-37) -17.7 (-32) -15.6 (-28) -17.7 (-32) -20.1 (-36) -24.3 (-44) -26.6 (-48) -26.6 (-48) -23.5 (-42)

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