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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Lake Hawea Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Lake Hawea, New Zealand is approximately 16,105 km or 10,008 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Lake Hawea bearing 351° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 213.1° or SSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Lake Hawea has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Lake Hawea is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.2 °C (31°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.4 °C (16.9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 584.1 mm (23 in) less which is equivalent to 584.1 l/m² (14.34 US gal/ft²) or 5,841,000 l/ha (624,442 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.9° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Lake Hawea.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-57) -33 (-59) -30 (-55) -24 (-42) -12 (-21) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -8 (-14) -16 (-29) -23 (-42) -29 (-51) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -50 (-2) -25 (-1) -52 (-2) -49 (-2) -61 (-2) -51 (-2) -47 (-2) -46 (-2) -54 (-2) -60 (-2) -43 (-2) -48 (-2) -584 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 57' -12h 37' -2h 03' +8h 53' +14h 36' +15h 18' +14h 59' +12h 29' +1h 45' -9h 10' -14h 38' -15h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -73.4 -54.3 -33.2 -10 +6.7 +13.2 +7.3 -9.4 -32.1 -54.5 -73.3 -80.5   -32.9

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