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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Macquarie Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Macquarie Island, Australia is approximately 17,028 km or 10,581 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Macquarie Island bearing 344.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 229.9° or SW .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 11.6 °C (20.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.4 °C (33.1°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 725.9 mm (28.6 in) less which is equivalent to 725.9 l/m² (17.82 US gal/ft²) or 7,259,000 l/ha (776,035 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Macquarie Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -9 (-15) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -9 (-17) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -67 (-3) -63 (-2) -71 (-3) -81 (-3) -68 (-3) -60 (-2) -51 (-2) -40 (-2) -51 (-2) -59 (-2) -57 (-2) -60 (-2) -726 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -16h 19' -13h 25' -2h 11' +9h 25' +15h 47' +16h 53' +16h 23' +13h 17' +1h 52' -9h 43' -15h 50' -16h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -63.5 -44.5 -23.3 -0.1 +16.6 +23.1 +17.2 +0.5 -22.2 -44.7 -63.5 -70.6   -23.1

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