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Svalbard Lufthavn vs London-Gatwick Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and London-Gatwick, Uk is approximately 3,074 km or 1,910 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from London-Gatwick bearing 6.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 21.4° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas London-Gatwick has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas London-Gatwick is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.2 °C (29.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 574 mm (22.6 in) less which is equivalent to 574 l/m² (14.09 US gal/ft²) or 5,740,000 l/ha (613,644 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in London-Gatwick.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -66 (-3) -32 (-1) -41 (-2) -44 (-2) -48 (-2) -46 (-2) -27 (-1) -33 (-1) -48 (-2) -60 (-2) -64 (-3) -65 (-3) -574 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 12' -8h 30' -1h 17' +6h 02' +8h 39' +7h 44' +8h 09' +8h 20' +1h 06' -6h 13' -8h 37' -7h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.1 -26.7 -27 -27 -27 -27 -27 -27 -26.9 -26.7 -27 -27.1   -27

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