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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 19,357 km or 12,029 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 287.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 280.3° or W .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 33 mm (1.3 in) less which is equivalent to 33 l/m² (0.81 US gal/ft²) or 330,000 l/ha (35,279 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° higher in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) +2 (+3) +9 (+15) +19 (+34) +25 (+44) +32 (+57) +32 (+58) +26 (+47) +14 (+25) -1 (-1) -10 (-18) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -10 (0) +5 (+0) -8 (0) -14 (-1) -17 (-1) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +10 (+0) -7 (0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) -33 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -21h 24' -3h 22' +14h 59' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +21h 07' +2h 53' -15h 29' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40.2 -21.2 +0 +22.9 +39.9 +46.5 +40.5 +23.4 +1.1 -21.5 -40.2 -47.3   +0.2

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