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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Nome, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Nome, Alaska, Usa is approximately 4,141 km or 2,573 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Nome, Alaska bearing 359.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 180.6° or S .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Nome, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Nome, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.5 °C (6.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 197.8 mm (7.8 in) less which is equivalent to 197.8 l/m² (4.85 US gal/ft²) or 1,978,000 l/ha (211,461 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Nome, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) +0 (+1) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) +4 (+0) +6 (+0) -7 (0) -9 (0) -17 (-1) -37 (-1) -46 (-2) -42 (-2) -21 (-1) -13 (-1) -7 (0) -198 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 50' -6h 46' -1h 00' +4h 53' +5h 53' +3h 33' +4h 41' +6h 36' +0h 51' -5h 02' -5h 47' -3h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14 -13.6 -13.9 -13.9 -13.8 -13.7 -13.6 -13.6 -13.5 -13.3 -13.7 -14   -13.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -5 -7 -10 -6 -8 -11 -11 -8 -8 -10 -7   -8.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.2 (-4) -1.4 (-3) -3.7 (-7) -5.7 (-10) -7 (-13) -6.9 (-12) -6.9 (-12) -7.2 (-13) -6.2 (-11) -4.4 (-8) -2.8 (-5) -0.6 (-1) -4.6 (-8)

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