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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Kingston Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Kingston, Jamaica is approximately 8,107 km or 5,038 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Kingston bearing 12.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 96° or E .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 33.8 °C (60.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.6 °C (35.3°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 631 mm (24.8 in) less which is equivalent to 631 l/m² (15.49 US gal/ft²) or 6,310,000 l/ha (674,581 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 58.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Kingston.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 32.6°C (58.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-73) -42 (-75) -42 (-75) -39 (-70) -32 (-57) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -28 (-50) -34 (-60) -38 (-68) -40 (-72) -34 (-61)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) -27 (-1) -131 (-5) -103 (-4) -33 (-1) -69 (-3) -66 (-3) -155 (-6) -39 (-2) -11 (0) -631 (-25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 03' -10h 13' -1h 36' +7h 13' +11h 09' +10h 56' +11h 02' +10h 04' +1h 22' -7h 27' -11h 08' -10h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -60.3 -59.9 -60.3 -60.4 -55.5 -49.3 -54.9 -60.2 -60 -59.7 -60.1 -60.3   -58.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -3 -3 -5 -3 -3 +1 +5 +3 -5 -1 -4   -1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -39.4 (-71) -40.7 (-73) -40.7 (-73) -38.1 (-69) -31 (-56) -25.6 (-46) -21.2 (-38) -21.3 (-38) -25.6 (-46) -32.9 (-59) -36.1 (-65) -38.7 (-70) -32.6 (-59)

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