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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Karasjok Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Karasjok, Norway is approximately 1,021 km or 635 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Karasjok bearing 347.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 337.5° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Karasjok has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Karasjok is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.4 °C (7.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 160 mm (6.3 in) less which is equivalent to 160 l/m² (3.93 US gal/ft²) or 1,600,000 l/ha (171,051 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Karasjok.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -5 (-10) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) +5 (+0) +7 (+0) -5 (0) -14 (-1) -34 (-1) -38 (-1) -32 (-1) -21 (-1) -10 (0) -8 (0) -5 (0) -160 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 04' -5h 25' -0h 48' +4h 04' +2h 50' -0h 00' +0h 51' +5h 14' +0h 41' -4h 11' -2h 39' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.1 -8.5 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.7 -8.5 -9.2 -8.9   -8.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -10 -4 -1 +7 +10 +9 +3 -3 -12 -16 -15   -3.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -5.7 (-10) -8.8 (-16) -5.7 (-10) -5 (-9) -5.1 (-9) -5.5 (-10) -5.1 (-9) -5.7 (-10) -4 (-7) -1.9 (-3) -4.6 (-8)

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