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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Nord Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Nord, Greenland is approximately 713 km or 443 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Nord bearing 104.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 136° or SE .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • Both are in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.2 °C (18.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.9 °C (21.4°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 20 mm (0.8 in) less which is equivalent to 20 l/m² (0.49 US gal/ft²) or 200,000 l/ha (21,381 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° higher in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Nord.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.3°C (16.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +15 (+26) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +9 (+17) +14 (+24) +15 (+26) +15 (+26) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +6 (+0) +6 (+0) -11 (0) -4 (0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) -4 (0) -6 (0) -7 (0) -3 (0) -20 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' +1h 11' +1h 00' -2h 07' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -1h 17' -0h 46' +2h 03' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.3 +3.5 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.4 +3.3 +3.4 +3.6 +3.3 +3.3   +3.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +2 +1 -3 -5 -10 -5 -7 -9 -8 -6 -4   -4.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +15.3 (+28) +14.6 (+26) +15 (+27) +9.9 (+18) +4.7 (+8) +1 (+2) +1.8 (+3) +1.4 (+3) +7.9 (+14) +12.1 (+22) +13.5 (+24) +13.8 (+25) +9.3 (+17)

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