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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Molesworth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Molesworth, New Zealand is approximately 15,872 km or 9,863 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Molesworth bearing 352.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 207.6° or SSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Molesworth has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Molesworth is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.9 °C (26.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 481.3 mm (18.9 in) less which is equivalent to 481.3 l/m² (11.81 US gal/ft²) or 4,813,000 l/ha (514,542 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Molesworth.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -30 (-55) -28 (-50) -21 (-38) -10 (-17) -1 (-1) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) -5 (-10) -14 (-25) -21 (-37) -26 (-46) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -22 (-1) -25 (-1) -52 (-2) -54 (-2) -42 (-2) -44 (-2) -32 (-1) -28 (-1) -50 (-2) -41 (-2) -50 (-2) -481 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 41' -12h 28' -2h 01' +8h 46' +14h 22' +15h 00' +14h 43' +12h 19' +1h 44' -9h 03' -14h 24' -15h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -75.9 -56.9 -35.7 -12.5 +4.2 +10.7 +4.8 -11.9 -34.6 -57.1 -75.8 -83.1   -35.5

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