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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 5,601 km or 3,481 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 15° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 110.9° or ESE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 15.2 °C (27.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 735.5 mm (29 in) less which is equivalent to 735.5 l/m² (18.05 US gal/ft²) or 7,355,000 l/ha (786,298 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.3° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.6°C (20.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -11 (-19) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) -17 (-1) -47 (-2) -76 (-3) -73 (-3) -83 (-3) -63 (-2) -68 (-3) -88 (-3) -58 (-2) -71 (-3) -58 (-2) -736 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 13' -9h 06' -1h 24' +6h 26' +9h 32' +8h 53' +9h 11' +8h 56' +1h 12' -6h 39' -9h 31' -8h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.4 -35.1 -35.4 -35.4 -35.4 -35.4 -35.3 -35.3 -35.1 -34.9 -35.3 -35.4   -35.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 +3 +11 +18 +20 +18 +25 +23 +20 +17 +2 -4   +12.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.8 (-18) -10.9 (-20) -14.5 (-26) -15.2 (-27) -12.9 (-23) -12.3 (-22) -9.4 (-17) -9.9 (-18) -10.2 (-18) -10.5 (-19) -12.5 (-23) -10.9 (-20) -11.6 (-21)

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