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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Kandalaksa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Kandalaksa, Russia is approximately 1,340 km or 833 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Kandalaksa bearing 343.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 327.3° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kandalaksa has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Kandalaksa is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.5 °C (11.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.9 °C (10.6°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 339.6 mm (13.4 in) less which is equivalent to 339.6 l/m² (8.33 US gal/ft²) or 3,396,000 l/ha (363,055 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Kandalaksa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -6 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -7 (0) -9 (0) -16 (-1) -31 (-1) -41 (-2) -49 (-2) -39 (-2) -38 (-1) -38 (-1) -32 (-1) -19 (-1) -340 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 56' -6h 08' -0h 54' +4h 30' +4h 40' +0h 23' +2h 39' +5h 58' +0h 46' -4h 38' -4h 33' -0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.3 -10.7 -11 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11 -10.8 -11.3 -11.6   -11.2

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