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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Mykines Fyr Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Mykines Fyr, Faroe Islands is approximately 1,964 km or 1,220 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Mykines Fyr bearing 15.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 37.3° or NE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Mykines Fyr has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The average annual temperature is 12.8 °C (23°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.1 °C (27.2°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 629 mm (24.8 in) less which is equivalent to 629 l/m² (15.44 US gal/ft²) or 6,290,000 l/ha (672,443 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Mykines Fyr.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.8°C (24.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -10 (-19) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -9 (-15) -13 (-23) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -63 (-2) -36 (-1) -69 (-3) -40 (-2) -25 (-1) -36 (-1) -33 (-1) -34 (-1) -71 (-3) -77 (-3) -68 (-3) -77 (-3) -629 (-25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 49' -7h 12' -1h 04' +5h 11' +6h 39' +4h 51' +5h 42' +7h 03' +0h 55' -5h 20' -6h 34' -4h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.2 -15.8 -16.1 -16.2 -16.1 -16.1 -16.1 -16.1 -16 -15.8 -16.2 -16.3   -16.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -7 -8 -10 -9 -14 -11 -11 -10 -11 -10 -9   -9.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.7 (-35) -19.6 (-35) -19.2 (-35) -18.2 (-33) -11.3 (-20) -9.2 (-17) -5.1 (-9) -7.1 (-13) -9.7 (-17) -13.6 (-24) -16.1 (-29) -16.9 (-30) -13.8 (-25)

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