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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Irkutsk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Irkutsk, Russia is approximately 4,340 km or 2,697 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Irkutsk bearing 341.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 256.3° or WSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Irkutsk has a boreal subarctic climate with dry winters (Dwc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Irkutsk is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.8 °C (12.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 287.2 mm (11.3 in) less which is equivalent to 287.2 l/m² (7.05 US gal/ft²) or 2,872,000 l/ha (307,036 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Irkutsk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.2°C (11.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +0 (+1) -8 (-15) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -6 (-12) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +11 (+0) +7 (+0) -9 (0) -26 (-1) -51 (-2) -102 (-4) -60 (-2) -30 (-1) -17 (-1) -5 (0) -5 (0) -287 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 03' -8h 24' -1h 16' +5h 58' +8h 31' +7h 33' +7h 59' +8h 15' +1h 05' -6h 09' -8h 28' -7h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.9 -25.5 -25.8 -25.9 -25.9 -26 -26 -26.1 -26 -25.7 -26 -26.1   -26
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 +0 +6 +13 +17 +6 +1 -3 -3 -2 -9 -14   +0.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.4 (+4) +0.4 (+1) -7.2 (-13) -10.9 (-20) -9.1 (-16) -11.1 (-20) -11.1 (-20) -10.6 (-19) -8.2 (-15) -6.4 (-12) -3.2 (-6) +0.7 (+1) -6.2 (-11)

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