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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Herat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Herat, Afghanistan is approximately 5,365 km or 3,334 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Herat bearing 348.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 306.2° or NW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 22.5 °C (40.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 58.9 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 58.9 l/m² (1.45 US gal/ft²) or 589,000 l/ha (62,968 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Herat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.2°C (27.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -26 (-47) -29 (-52) -27 (-48) -25 (-46) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -26 (-1) -35 (-1) -19 (-1) -3 (0) +11 (+0) +18 (+1) +23 (+1) +20 (+1) +11 (+0) +2 (+0) -22 (-1) -59 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 59' -9h 33' -1h 29' +6h 46' +10h 13' +9h 45' +9h 57' +9h 24' +1h 16' -6h 59' -10h 11' -9h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -43.9 -43.5 -43.9 -44 -44 -44 -44 -44.1 -43.9 -43.6 -44 -44.1   -44
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +5 +12 +16 +28 +38 +45 +45 +41 +31 +16 +4   +23.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.2 (-31) -19.8 (-36) -22.3 (-40) -23.5 (-42) -17.7 (-32) -12.4 (-22) -8.7 (-16) -8.1 (-15) -9.3 (-17) -12.3 (-22) -14.4 (-26) -16.2 (-29) -15.2 (-27)

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