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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Lanzhou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Lanzhou, China is approximately 6,055 km or 3,763 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Lanzhou bearing 345.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 263.1° or W .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 16 °C (28.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 136.1 mm (5.4 in) less which is equivalent to 136.1 l/m² (3.34 US gal/ft²) or 1,361,000 l/ha (145,500 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Lanzhou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.9°C (21.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -14 (-26) -21 (-37) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -9 (-15) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +17 (+1) +11 (+0) -9 (0) -31 (-1) -26 (-1) -39 (-2) -53 (-2) -26 (-1) -11 (0) +9 (+0) +13 (+1) -136 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 50' -9h 28' -1h 28' +6h 42' +10h 05' +9h 35' +9h 48' +9h 19' +1h 15' -6h 55' -10h 03' -9h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42 -41.6 -42 -42 -42.1 -42.1 -42.1 -42.2 -42.1 -41.8 -42.1 -42.2   -42.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +20 +27 +27 +26 +20 +15 +11 +6 +6 +8 +7   +15.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7 (-13) -10.3 (-19) -14.2 (-26) -16.2 (-29) -13.5 (-24) -12.3 (-22) -12.3 (-22) -13.2 (-24) -13.1 (-24) -13 (-23) -10.2 (-18) -7.1 (-13) -11.9 (-21)

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