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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Kirensk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Kirensk, Russia is approximately 3,846 km or 2,390 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Kirensk bearing 339° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 249.8° or WSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kirensk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Kirensk is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.7 °C (40.9°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 206.5 mm (8.1 in) less which is equivalent to 206.5 l/m² (5.07 US gal/ft²) or 2,065,000 l/ha (220,762 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Kirensk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +9 (+17) -2 (-3) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -6 (-12) -2 (-4) +6 (+10) +11 (+20) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) +6 (+0) +10 (+0) -5 (0) -27 (-1) -32 (-1) -52 (-2) -40 (-2) -20 (-1) -12 (0) -14 (-1) -13 (-1) -207 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 01' -7h 49' -1h 10' +5h 35' +7h 38' +6h 20' +6h 56' +7h 40' +1h 00' -5h 45' -7h 35' -6h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.5 -20 -20.3 -20.4 -20.4 -20.5 -20.5 -20.6 -20.5 -20.2 -20.6 -20.6   -20.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -3 +3 +7 +13 +4 +1 -3 -5 -6 -9 -8   -0.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.8 (+19) +8.7 (+16) -1.4 (-3) -8.6 (-15) -7.6 (-14) -11.3 (-20) -11.3 (-20) -10.1 (-18) -6.7 (-12) -3.2 (-6) +4.1 (+7) +9.8 (+18) -2.2 (-4)

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