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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Medicine Hat, Ab Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Medicine Hat, Ab, Canada is approximately 5,305 km or 3,296 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Medicine Hat, Ab bearing 12.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 135.5° or SE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Medicine Hat, Ab has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Medicine Hat, Ab is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 12.2 °C (22°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.4 °C (15.1°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 142.6 mm (5.6 in) less which is equivalent to 142.6 l/m² (3.5 US gal/ft²) or 1,426,000 l/ha (152,449 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Medicine Hat, Ab.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -10 (-17) -15 (-26) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) +9 (+0) +4 (+0) -16 (-1) -35 (-1) -45 (-2) -23 (-1) -8 (0) -16 (-1) -3 (0) -2 (0) -2 (0) -143 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 23' -8h 35' -1h 19' +6h 06' +8h 48' +7h 56' +8h 19' +8h 26' +1h 07' -6h 18' -8h 46' -7h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.3 -28 -28.3 -28.3 -28.3 -28.2 -28.1 -28.1 -28 -27.7 -28.1 -28.3   -28.2

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