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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Kem Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Kem, Russia is approximately 1,606 km or 998 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Kem bearing 344.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 326.1° or NW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kem has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Kem is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.7 °C (13.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 254.7 mm (10 in) less which is equivalent to 254.7 l/m² (6.25 US gal/ft²) or 2,547,000 l/ha (272,291 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.3° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Kem.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) +3 (+0) +1 (+0) -17 (-1) -24 (-1) -34 (-1) -32 (-1) -39 (-2) -29 (-1) -31 (-1) -25 (-1) -17 (-1) -255 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 37' -6h 40' -0h 59' +4h 50' +5h 43' +3h 14' +4h 27' +6h 30' +0h 50' -4h 59' -5h 37' -3h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.4 -13 -13.2 -13.3 -13.3 -13.3 -13.3 -13.3 -13.2 -13 -13.4 -13.6   -13.3

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