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Svalbard Lufthavn vs La Quiaca Obs Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and La Quiaca Obs, Argentina is approximately 12,211 km or 7,588 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from La Quiaca Obs bearing 12.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 76.6° or ENE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas La Quiaca Obs has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas La Quiaca Obs is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.5 °C (29.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 154.6 mm (6.1 in) less which is equivalent to 154.6 l/m² (3.79 US gal/ft²) or 1,546,000 l/ha (165,278 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 54.9° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in La Quiaca Obs.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.4°C (17°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -23 (-41) -11 (-20) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -8 (-15) -16 (-29) -22 (-40) -26 (-46) -17 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -68 (-3) -49 (-2) -28 (-1) +1 (+0) +6 (+0) +10 (+0) +18 (+1) +22 (+1) +17 (+1) -4 (0) -17 (-1) -64 (-3) -155 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 11' -11h 33' -1h 51' +8h 08' +13h 03' +13h 19' +13h 12' +11h 24' +1h 35' -8h 24' -13h 04' -13h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -94.6 -76.3 -55.4 -32.2 -15.6 -9.3 -15.3 -32.1 -54.8 -76.8 -94.3 -100.3   -54.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +8 +11 +21 +36 +39 +44 +42 +37 +25 +15 +7   +24.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25.2 (-45) -25.4 (-46) -24.2 (-44) -16.5 (-30) -1.9 (-3) +7.2 (+13) +12.2 (+22) +8.8 (+16) +1.2 (+2) -9.2 (-17) -17.6 (-32) -22.6 (-41) -9.4 (-17)

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