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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Kristiansand Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Kristiansand, Norway is approximately 2,250 km or 1,398 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Kristiansand bearing 4.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 11.5° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.8 °C (24.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1221 mm (48.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1221 l/m² (29.97 US gal/ft²) or 12,210,000 l/ha (1,305,330 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Kristiansand.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.6°C (24.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -116 (-5) -81 (-3) -42 (-2) -63 (-2) -51 (-2) -64 (-3) -86 (-3) -120 (-5) -136 (-5) -140 (-6) -163 (-6) -159 (-6) -1221 (-48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 55' -7h 46' -1h 10' +5h 33' +7h 34' +6h 13' +6h 50' +7h 37' +1h 00' -5h 43' -7h 30' -6h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.1 -19.7 -20 -20.1 -20.1 -20.1 -20.1 -20.1 -20 -19.7 -20.1 -20.2   -20.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -5 -1 +0 +7 +4 +4 -1 -4 -8 -12 -14   -3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.3 (-26) -15.2 (-27) -16.8 (-30) -17.3 (-31) -12.5 (-23) -10.6 (-19) -9.5 (-17) -10.6 (-19) -11.6 (-21) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -15.9 (-29) -13.6 (-24)

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