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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Halifax, Nova Scotia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada is approximately 4,927 km or 3,062 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Halifax, Nova Scotia bearing 16.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 90.9° or E .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Halifax, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Halifax, Nova Scotia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.3 °C (25.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1208 mm (47.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1208 l/m² (29.65 US gal/ft²) or 12,080,000 l/ha (1,291,432 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.6° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.4°C (22.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -128 (-5) -100 (-4) -93 (-4) -103 (-4) -101 (-4) -83 (-3) -76 (-3) -72 (-3) -97 (-4) -107 (-4) -130 (-5) -118 (-5) -1208 (-48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 02' -8h 59' -1h 23' +6h 22' +9h 23' +8h 41' +8h 59' +8h 50' +1h 11' -6h 34' -9h 21' -8h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.6 -33.3 -33.6 -33.6 -33.6 -33.6 -33.5 -33.5 -33.4 -33.1 -33.5 -33.7   -33.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +6 +11 +10 +9 +6 +9 +9 +11 +7 -1 -2   +6.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.5 (-21) -12 (-22) -13.5 (-24) -14.5 (-26) -11.1 (-20) -10.6 (-19) -10.3 (-19) -11.3 (-20) -12.3 (-22) -13.5 (-24) -15 (-27) -12.7 (-23) -12.4 (-22)

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