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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Juneau, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Juneau, Alaska, Usa is approximately 4,690 km or 2,915 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Juneau, Alaska bearing 8.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 157° or SSE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Juneau, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Juneau, Alaska is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.5 °C (20.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1199.5 mm (47.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1199.5 l/m² (29.44 US gal/ft²) or 11,995,000 l/ha (1,282,345 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.9° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Juneau, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.6°C (19°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -103 (-4) -76 (-3) -63 (-2) -60 (-2) -80 (-3) -69 (-3) -88 (-3) -112 (-4) -151 (-6) -186 (-7) -112 (-4) -99 (-4) -1200 (-47)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 52' -7h 45' -1h 10' +5h 32' +7h 31' +6h 10' +6h 47' +7h 35' +0h 59' -5h 42' -7h 27' -6h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20 -19.7 -20 -20 -19.9 -19.9 -19.8 -19.8 -19.6 -19.4 -19.8 -20   -19.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 +1 +7 +9 +11 +9 +8 +2 +0 -5 -10 -9   +1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.2 (-20) -13.8 (-25) -14.6 (-26) -14.1 (-25) -9.6 (-17) -7.3 (-13) -5.6 (-10) -7.4 (-13) -8.6 (-15) -11.3 (-20) -11.6 (-21) -11.7 (-21) -10.6 (-19)

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