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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Malin Head Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Malin Head, Ireland is approximately 2,689 km or 1,671 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Malin Head bearing 11.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 32.5° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Malin Head has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Malin Head is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 16.1 °C (29°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.5 °C (24.3°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 881 mm (34.7 in) less which is equivalent to 881 l/m² (21.62 US gal/ft²) or 8,810,000 l/ha (941,847 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.9° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Malin Head.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -14 (-26) -10 (-19) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -102 (-4) -58 (-2) -66 (-3) -47 (-2) -52 (-2) -54 (-2) -54 (-2) -69 (-3) -82 (-3) -106 (-4) -102 (-4) -89 (-4) -881 (-35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 31' -8h 06' -1h 13' +5h 46' +8h 04' +6h 55' +7h 26' +7h 56' +1h 03' -5h 57' -8h 00' -6h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.9 -22.5 -22.9 -22.9 -22.9 -22.9 -22.8 -22.9 -22.8 -22.5 -22.9 -23   -22.9

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