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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Khost Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Khost, Afghanistan is approximately 5,607 km or 3,484 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Khost bearing 347.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 298.1° or WNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Khost has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Khost is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 23.7 °C (42.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 296.5 mm (11.7 in) less which is equivalent to 296.5 l/m² (7.28 US gal/ft²) or 2,965,000 l/ha (316,978 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Khost.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.2°C (34.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -23 (-42) -28 (-50) -30 (-54) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -24 (-43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -35 (-1) -42 (-2) -55 (-2) -33 (-1) -11 (0) -58 (-2) -39 (-2) -11 (0) +5 (+0) +1 (+0) -7 (0) -297 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 03' -9h 36' -1h 29' +6h 47' +10h 16' +9h 49' +10h 01' +9h 27' +1h 16' -7h 00' -10h 15' -9h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.8 -44.4 -44.8 -44.8 -44.8 -44.9 -44.8 -44.9 -44.8 -44.5 -44.9 -44.9   -44.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +12 +12 +13 +23 +26 +12 +7 +13 +17 +15 +12   +14.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.7 (-30) -19.7 (-35) -24.1 (-43) -25.4 (-46) -19.8 (-36) -17.7 (-32) -18 (-32) -19.3 (-35) -18.7 (-34) -18.1 (-33) -16.7 (-30) -16.1 (-29) -19.2 (-35)

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