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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Lake Tekapo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Lake Tekapo, New Zealand is approximately 16,056 km or 9,977 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Lake Tekapo bearing 351.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 211.5° or SSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Lake Tekapo has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Lake Tekapo is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 15.8 °C (28.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.6 °C (15.5°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 430.6 mm (17 in) less which is equivalent to 430.6 l/m² (10.57 US gal/ft²) or 4,306,000 l/ha (460,340 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Lake Tekapo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-55) -32 (-57) -29 (-52) -22 (-40) -10 (-19) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -6 (-12) -15 (-27) -22 (-39) -27 (-49) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -38 (-2) -15 (-1) -31 (-1) -40 (-2) -46 (-2) -43 (-2) -39 (-2) -37 (-1) -32 (-1) -40 (-2) -34 (-1) -36 (-1) -431 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 53' -12h 35' -2h 02' +8h 51' +14h 33' +15h 14' +14h 55' +12h 26' +1h 45' -9h 08' -14h 35' -15h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -73.9 -54.9 -33.7 -10.5 +6.1 +12.6 +6.7 -10 -32.7 -55.1 -73.9 -81.1   -33.5

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