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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Johannesburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 11,639 km or 7,232 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 357.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 348.2° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.9 °C (41.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.1 °C (21.8°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 363 mm (14.3 in) less which is equivalent to 363 l/m² (8.91 US gal/ft²) or 3,630,000 l/ha (388,071 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 51.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Johannesburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.5°C (33.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-64) -36 (-64) -34 (-62) -28 (-51) -17 (-30) -9 (-16) -5 (-8) -8 (-15) -16 (-28) -24 (-43) -29 (-53) -33 (-60) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -113 (-4) -75 (-3) -70 (-3) -44 (-2) -6 (0) +2 (+0) +14 (+1) +17 (+1) -7 (0) +6 (+0) +2 (+0) -89 (-4) -363 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 26' -11h 42' -1h 53' +8h 15' +13h 16' +13h 36' +13h 27' +11h 33' +1h 36' -8h 31' -13h 17' -13h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -91.3 -72.4 -51.4 -28.3 -11.7 -5.2 -11.2 -28 -50.7 -72.9 -91.2 -98.9   -51.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +3 +4 +8 +16 +19 +23 +28 +28 +18 +10 +6   +14
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -33.1 (-60) -33.6 (-60) -31.9 (-57) -25.2 (-45) -12.3 (-22) -3.7 (-7) +0.6 (+1) -1.3 (-2) -7.8 (-14) -18.4 (-33) -25.4 (-46) -30.2 (-54) -18.5 (-33)

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