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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Medan, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 9,466 km or 5,882 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Medan, Sumatra bearing 348.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 275.9° or W .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 32.9 °C (59.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.1 °C (38°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1945 mm (76.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1945 l/m² (47.73 US gal/ft²) or 19,450,000 l/ha (2,079,334 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 62.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Medan, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 29.2°C (52.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-74) -42 (-76) -42 (-75) -38 (-69) -31 (-57) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -26 (-46) -32 (-57) -36 (-65) -39 (-71) -33 (-59)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -126 (-5) -75 (-3) -90 (-4) -141 (-6) -238 (-9) -139 (-5) -155 (-6) -173 (-7) -187 (-7) -243 (-10) -234 (-9) -144 (-6) -1945 (-77)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 49' -10h 41' -1h 41' +7h 33' +11h 50' +11h 47' +11h 48' +10h 32' +1h 27' -7h 47' -11h 50' -11h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -74.5 -73.9 -74.1 -58 -41.4 -34.9 -40.8 -57.6 -74.2 -74 -74.5 -74.7   -62.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +13 +13 +10 +10 +9 +16 +14 +9 +4 +2 +3   +9.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -37.9 (-68) -37.4 (-67) -36.9 (-66) -34.2 (-62) -27.5 (-50) -21.8 (-39) -15.7 (-28) -17.2 (-31) -22.3 (-40) -29 (-52) -34 (-61) -36.6 (-66) -29.2 (-53)

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