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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Jan Mayen Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Jan Mayen Island, Norway is approximately 1,055 km or 656 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Jan Mayen Island bearing 29.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 52.9° or NE .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.5 °C (11.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.1 °C (20°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 448 mm (17.6 in) less which is equivalent to 448 l/m² (10.99 US gal/ft²) or 4,480,000 l/ha (478,942 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.3° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Jan Mayen Island.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8°C (14.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -4 (-8) 0 (0) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -10 (-19) -6 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -28 (-1) -28 (-1) -34 (-1) -18 (-1) -16 (-1) -18 (-1) -31 (-1) -54 (-2) -62 (-2) -54 (-2) -51 (-2) -448 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -4h 47' -0h 43' +3h 43' +1h 47' -0h 00' +0h 11' +4h 35' +0h 36' -3h 48' -1h 35' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.6 -7 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.2 -7.3 -7.2 -7 -7.6 -7.4   -7.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -9 -9 -9 -11 -15 -14 -12 -10 -10 -14 -13   -11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.5 (-23) -12.3 (-22) -11.8 (-21) -10.5 (-19) -6 (-11) -2.5 (-5) -1.6 (-3) -3.3 (-6) -4.8 (-9) -7.7 (-14) -11.2 (-20) -11.9 (-21) -8 (-14)

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