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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Merauke, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Merauke, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 11,680 km or 7,258 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Merauke, Papua bearing 350° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 237.1° or WSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Merauke, Papua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Merauke, Papua is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 32.7 °C (58.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.1 °C (36.2°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1276 mm (50.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1276 l/m² (31.32 US gal/ft²) or 12,760,000 l/ha (1,364,129 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 61.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Merauke, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 33.2°C (59.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -42 (-76) -42 (-76) -43 (-77) -38 (-69) -30 (-55) -23 (-42) -19 (-35) -20 (-36) -25 (-44) -32 (-57) -37 (-67) -40 (-73) -33 (-59)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -192 (-8) -333 (-13) -182 (-7) -176 (-7) -76 (-3) -42 (-2) -19 (-1) +7 (+0) +12 (+0) -14 (-1) -49 (-2) -212 (-8) -1276 (-50)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 26' -11h 05' -1h 46' +7h 49' +12h 23' +12h 29' +12h 26' +10h 56' +1h 30' -8h 04' -12h 23' -12h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -86.3 -84.4 -69.1 -46 -29.4 -22.9 -28.8 -45.6 -68.1 -84.3 -86.3 -86.7   -61.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -9 -10 -13 -11 -12 -9 -6 -6 -8 -9 -11   -9.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -42.4 (-76) -42.4 (-76) -43.1 (-78) -39.3 (-71) -31.2 (-56) -24.5 (-44) -20.4 (-37) -20.8 (-37) -24.6 (-44) -31.6 (-57) -37.4 (-67) -40.7 (-73) -33.2 (-60)

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