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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 5,729 km or 3,560 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 348.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 303° or WNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 25.2 °C (45.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 10.6 mm (0.4 in) less which is equivalent to 10.6 l/m² (0.26 US gal/ft²) or 106,000 l/ha (11,332 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 46.7° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.4°C (24.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-37) -24 (-43) -30 (-53) -33 (-59) -30 (-54) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -25 (-44) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -25 (-46)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -23 (-1) -21 (-1) -9 (0) +5 (+0) +11 (+0) +16 (+1) +22 (+1) +20 (+1) +11 (+0) +6 (+0) -6 (0) -11 (0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 11' -9h 41' -1h 30' +6h 51' +10h 23' +9h 59' +10h 10' +9h 32' +1h 17' -7h 04' -10h 22' -9h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -46.7 -46.2 -46.6 -46.7 -46.7 -46.7 -46.7 -46.8 -46.7 -46.4 -46.7 -46.8   -46.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +15 +24 +31 +43 +49 +50 +50 +51 +44 +31 +19   +35.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.5 (-30) -19.8 (-36) -22.7 (-41) -22.5 (-41) -14.7 (-26) -9 (-16) -7.7 (-14) -6.6 (-12) -4.9 (-9) -8.5 (-15) -12.3 (-22) -15.3 (-28) -13.4 (-24)

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