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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Kimberley Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Kimberley, South Africa is approximately 11,919 km or 7,407 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Kimberley bearing 358° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 351.4° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kimberley has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Kimberley is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 25.3 °C (45.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 170 mm (6.7 in) less which is equivalent to 170 l/m² (4.17 US gal/ft²) or 1,700,000 l/ha (181,741 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.6° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Kimberley.
  • Relative humidity levels are 42.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.4°C (20.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-73) -40 (-73) -38 (-68) -30 (-55) -18 (-33) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -17 (-31) -26 (-46) -33 (-59) -38 (-68) -25 (-46)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -45 (-2) -57 (-2) -44 (-2) -41 (-2) -9 (0) +4 (+0) +11 (+0) +16 (+1) +8 (+0) +10 (+0) +9 (+0) -32 (-1) -170 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 36' -11h 49' -1h 54' +8h 19' +13h 26' +13h 48' +13h 38' +11h 40' +1h 37' -8h 35' -13h 27' -13h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -88.8 -69.8 -48.8 -25.6 -9 -2.6 -8.6 -25.3 -48 -70.3 -88.8 -96.3   -48.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +44 +41 +36 +33 +37 +36 +44 +48 +52 +48 +45 +45   +42.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.9 (-45) -26.3 (-47) -26 (-47) -19.9 (-36) -7.4 (-13) +1.1 (+2) +6.6 (+12) +5.2 (+9) +0.3 (+1) -8.6 (-15) -16.2 (-29) -20.8 (-37) -11.4 (-21)

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