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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Hoyvík/ Tórshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Hoyvík/ Tórshavn, Faroe Islands is approximately 1,960 km or 1,218 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Hoyvík/ Tórshavn bearing 14.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 35.9° or NE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Hoyvík/ Tórshavn has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.2 °C (23.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.9 °C (26.8°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1257 mm (49.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1257 l/m² (30.85 US gal/ft²) or 12,570,000 l/ha (1,343,816 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Hoyvík/ Tórshavn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.2°C (27.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -141 (-6) -94 (-4) -117 (-5) -83 (-3) -65 (-3) -56 (-2) -63 (-2) -65 (-3) -122 (-5) -164 (-6) -130 (-5) -157 (-6) -1257 (-49)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 50' -7h 13' -1h 04' +5h 11' +6h 40' +4h 53' +5h 43' +7h 04' +0h 55' -5h 21' -6h 35' -4h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.3 -15.9 -16.2 -16.2 -16.2 -16.2 -16.2 -16.2 -16.1 -15.9 -16.3 -16.4   -16.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -15 -15 -15 -15 -16 -15 -15 -15 -17 -18 -19   -16
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.6 (-37) -21.5 (-39) -21.2 (-38) -18.9 (-34) -13.2 (-24) -9.5 (-17) -7 (-13) -8.3 (-15) -10.6 (-19) -15.1 (-27) -17.2 (-31) -19.3 (-35) -15.2 (-27)

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