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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Istanbul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Istanbul, Turkey is approximately 4,191 km or 2,604 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Istanbul bearing 355.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 343.1° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Istanbul is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 20.8 °C (37.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.1 °C (7.4°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 259 mm (10.2 in) less which is equivalent to 259 l/m² (6.36 US gal/ft²) or 2,590,000 l/ha (276,888 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Istanbul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.2°C (36.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -15 (-1) -8 (0) -14 (-1) -36 (-1) -71 (-3) -53 (-2) -10 (0) -1 (0) -5 (0) -17 (-1) -16 (-1) -13 (-1) -259 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 25' -9h 12' -1h 25' +6h 31' +9h 42' +9h 06' +9h 22' +9h 03' +1h 13' -6h 44' -9h 41' -9h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.2 -36.8 -37.2 -37.2 -37.2 -37.3 -37.2 -37.3 -37.2 -36.9 -37.2 -37.3   -37.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -4 -2 -2 -1 +1 +5 +5 +1 -5 -9 -9   -2.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21 (-38) -21.5 (-39) -22.1 (-40) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -17.5 (-32) -15.5 (-28) -17 (-31) -18.3 (-33) -21.8 (-39) -22.8 (-41) -21.8 (-39) -20.2 (-36)

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