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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Matam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Matam, Senegal is approximately 7,135 km or 4,434 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Matam bearing 6.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 30.9° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Matam has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Matam is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 36.5 °C (65.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 186.8 mm (7.4 in) less which is equivalent to 186.8 l/m² (4.58 US gal/ft²) or 1,868,000 l/ha (199,702 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 59.7° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Matam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -39 (-71) -43 (-78) -46 (-82) -45 (-81) -39 (-71) -32 (-58) -25 (-46) -25 (-45) -30 (-53) -37 (-66) -39 (-70) -38 (-68) -36 (-66)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +18 (+1) +20 (+1) +9 (+0) +6 (+0) -14 (-1) -67 (-3) -110 (-4) -75 (-3) -8 (0) +11 (+0) +13 (+1) -187 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 10' -10h 18' -1h 37' +7h 16' +11h 16' +11h 05' +11h 10' +10h 09' +1h 23' -7h 30' -11h 15' -11h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -62.5 -62.1 -62.5 -62.6 -53.3 -47 -52.8 -62.5 -62.4 -62 -62.5 -62.6   -59.7

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