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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Great Falls, Montana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Great Falls, Montana, Usa is approximately 5,590 km or 3,474 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Great Falls, Montana bearing 12.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 135.3° or SE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Great Falls, Montana has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Great Falls, Montana is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.8 °C (24.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 206.3 mm (8.1 in) less which is equivalent to 206.3 l/m² (5.06 US gal/ft²) or 2,063,000 l/ha (220,548 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.7° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Great Falls, Montana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.8°C (14.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -11 (-21) -9 (-16) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) +5 (+0) -8 (0) -26 (-1) -57 (-2) -50 (-2) -14 (-1) -16 (-1) -12 (0) -7 (0) -4 (0) -8 (0) -206 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 42' -8h 47' -1h 21' +6h 14' +9h 06' +8h 18' +8h 39' +8h 38' +1h 09' -6h 26' -9h 03' -8h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.8 -30.5 -30.8 -30.9 -30.8 -30.8 -30.7 -30.7 -30.5 -30.3 -30.7 -30.8   -30.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +11 +15 +27 +28 +24 +38 +37 +32 +26 +14 +12   +22.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.4 (-13) -11.5 (-21) -13.3 (-24) -11.9 (-21) -8.3 (-15) -7.8 (-14) -3.3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4.5 (-8) -7.3 (-13) -8.4 (-15) -6.4 (-12) -7.8 (-14)

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