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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Nelson Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Nelson, New Zealand is approximately 15,787 km or 9,810 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Nelson bearing 352.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 207.5° or SSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Nelson has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Nelson is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.1 °C (34.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 814.5 mm (32.1 in) less which is equivalent to 814.5 l/m² (19.99 US gal/ft²) or 8,145,000 l/ha (870,755 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Nelson.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-59) -34 (-61) -32 (-57) -25 (-46) -14 (-26) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -10 (-17) -18 (-32) -25 (-44) -30 (-53) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -68 (-3) -37 (-1) -62 (-2) -83 (-3) -85 (-3) -69 (-3) -72 (-3) -73 (-3) -59 (-2) -76 (-3) -71 (-3) -59 (-2) -815 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 36' -12h 25' -2h 00' +8h 44' +14h 18' +14h 55' +14h 39' +12h 16' +1h 43' -9h 01' -14h 20' -14h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -76.6 -57.6 -36.5 -13.3 +3.4 +9.9 +4 -12.7 -35.4 -57.8 -76.5 -83.8   -36.2

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