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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Maseru Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Maseru, Lesotho is approximately 11,987 km or 7,449 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Maseru bearing 357.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 349° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Maseru has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Maseru is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 21.8 °C (39.2°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 511 mm (20.1 in) less which is equivalent to 511 l/m² (12.54 US gal/ft²) or 5,110,000 l/ha (546,293 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Maseru.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.3°C (18.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-65) -37 (-66) -34 (-62) -27 (-48) -15 (-27) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -14 (-25) -22 (-40) -29 (-53) -34 (-61) -22 (-39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -102 (-4) -70 (-3) -76 (-3) -57 (-2) -22 (-1) -1 (0) +4 (+0) +8 (+0) +1 (+0) -50 (-2) -67 (-3) -79 (-3) -511 (-20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 39' -11h 50' -1h 54' +8h 20' +13h 27' +13h 50' +13h 40' +11h 41' +1h 38' -8h 36' -13h 29' -13h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -88.3 -69.3 -48.3 -25.1 -8.5 -2.1 -8 -24.8 -47.5 -69.8 -88.3 -95.8   -48.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +36 +32 +31 +30 +35 +37 +43 +48 +51 +43 +37 +36   +38.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.5 (-44) -26.7 (-48) -24.7 (-44) -17.8 (-32) -5.3 (-10) +3.8 (+7) +8.9 (+16) +7.5 (+14) +2.1 (+4) -8.1 (-15) -16.9 (-30) -21.5 (-39) -10.3 (-19)

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