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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Melbourne (airport) Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Melbourne (airport), Australia is approximately 14,952 km or 9,291 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Melbourne (airport) bearing 347.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 239° or WSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Melbourne (airport) has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Melbourne (airport) is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 21.2 °C (38.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 384.5 mm (15.1 in) less which is equivalent to 384.5 l/m² (9.44 US gal/ft²) or 3,845,000 l/ha (411,056 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Melbourne (airport).

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-63) -37 (-66) -34 (-62) -28 (-50) -17 (-30) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) -19 (-34) -26 (-47) -31 (-57) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -23 (-1) -17 (-1) -39 (-2) -42 (-2) -28 (-1) -21 (-1) -28 (-1) -26 (-1) -46 (-2) -50 (-2) -34 (-1) -385 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 17' -12h 13' -1h 58' +8h 36' +14h 01' +14h 33' +14h 19' +12h 05' +1h 41' -8h 53' -14h 03' -14h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -80.2 -61.2 -40.1 -16.9 -0.2 +6.3 +0.4 -16.4 -39 -61.4 -80.1 -87.5   -39.8

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