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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Murmansk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Murmansk, Russia is approximately 1,160 km or 721 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Murmansk bearing 340.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 323.2° or NW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Murmansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.7 °C (12°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 311.2 mm (12.3 in) less which is equivalent to 311.2 l/m² (7.64 US gal/ft²) or 3,112,000 l/ha (332,693 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.4° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Murmansk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -3 (0) +1 (+0) -10 (0) -24 (-1) -43 (-2) -43 (-2) -56 (-2) -34 (-1) -30 (-1) -28 (-1) -23 (-1) -311 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 23' -5h 36' -0h 49' +4h 10' +3h 15' -0h 00' +1h 09' +5h 25' +0h 42' -4h 17' -3h 04' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.6 -9 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3 -9.2 -9.1 -9.6 -9.4   -9.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -8 -4 -1 +4 +4 +2 -2 -6 -10 -13 -13   -4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.3 (-10) -6.4 (-12) -9.7 (-17) -10.7 (-19) -6.7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6.2 (-11) -6.2 (-11) -6.8 (-12) -7.6 (-14) -7.1 (-13) -5.9 (-11) -7.1 (-13)

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