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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Kaikoura Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Kaikoura, New Zealand is approximately 15,915 km or 9,890 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Kaikoura bearing 352.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 207.1° or SSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kaikoura has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Kaikoura is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 19 °C (34.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 645.3 mm (25.4 in) less which is equivalent to 645.3 l/m² (15.84 US gal/ft²) or 6,453,000 l/ha (689,869 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Kaikoura.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-57) -33 (-59) -31 (-56) -26 (-46) -15 (-27) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -10 (-17) -17 (-31) -24 (-42) -29 (-51) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -34 (-1) -68 (-3) -71 (-3) -79 (-3) -55 (-2) -69 (-3) -59 (-2) -39 (-2) -47 (-2) -45 (-2) -40 (-2) -645 (-25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 43' -12h 29' -2h 01' +8h 47' +14h 24' +15h 03' +14h 45' +12h 20' +1h 44' -9h 04' -14h 26' -15h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -75.5 -56.5 -35.3 -12.1 +4.5 +11 +5.1 -11.6 -34.3 -56.7 -75.4 -82.7   -35.1

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