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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Nairobi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Nairobi, Kenya is approximately 8,935 km or 5,553 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Nairobi bearing 355.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 338.4° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Nairobi has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Nairobi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 24.4 °C (43.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.6 °C (33.5°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 745 mm (29.3 in) less which is equivalent to 745 l/m² (18.28 US gal/ft²) or 7,450,000 l/ha (796,454 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 62.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Nairobi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 23.1°C (41.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-60) -35 (-63) -35 (-63) -31 (-57) -22 (-40) -15 (-26) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -17 (-30) -25 (-44) -28 (-51) -31 (-56) -24 (-44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -32 (-1) -81 (-3) -196 (-8) -153 (-6) -35 (-1) -1 (0) -3 (0) -6 (0) -41 (-2) -96 (-4) -68 (-3) -745 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 03' -10h 51' -1h 43' +7h 39' +12h 03' +12h 04' +12h 04' +10h 42' +1h 28' -7h 54' -12h 03' -12h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -79.3 -78.6 -75.5 -53.1 -36.5 -30.1 -36 -52.8 -74.9 -78.5 -79.3 -79.6   -62.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +6 +5 -4 -4 -5 -4 +0 +5 +9 -1 -3   +0.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -31.6 (-57) -32 (-58) -32.2 (-58) -30.7 (-55) -22 (-40) -14.9 (-27) -10.2 (-18) -10.4 (-19) -14.6 (-26) -21.1 (-38) -27 (-49) -30.3 (-55) -23.1 (-42)

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