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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Helsinki, Vantaa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Helsinki, Vantaa, Finland is approximately 2,023 km or 1,257 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Helsinki, Vantaa bearing 353.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 344.8° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Helsinki, Vantaa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Helsinki, Vantaa is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.2 °C (20.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 471 mm (18.5 in) less which is equivalent to 471 l/m² (11.56 US gal/ft²) or 4,710,000 l/ha (503,530 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.9° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Helsinki, Vantaa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -15 (-28) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -12 (0) -14 (-1) -27 (-1) -28 (-1) -33 (-1) -55 (-2) -57 (-2) -53 (-2) -60 (-2) -59 (-2) -44 (-2) -471 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 22' -7h 29' -1h 07' +5h 21' +7h 06' +5h 33' +6h 16' +7h 19' +0h 57' -5h 31' -7h 02' -5h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18 -17.6 -17.9 -17.9 -17.9 -17.9 -17.9 -18 -17.8 -17.6 -18 -18.1   -17.9

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