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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Pyongyang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Pyongyang, North Korea is approximately 6,208 km or 3,858 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Pyongyang bearing 346.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 241.7° or WSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Pyongyang has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Pyongyang is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.2 °C (29.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 820.4 mm (32.3 in) less which is equivalent to 820.4 l/m² (20.13 US gal/ft²) or 8,204,000 l/ha (877,062 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Pyongyang.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.3°C (27.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -20 (-37) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +7 (+0) -8 (0) -43 (-2) -56 (-2) -80 (-3) -264 (-10) -225 (-9) -89 (-4) -29 (-1) -24 (-1) -7 (0) -820 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 35' -9h 19' -1h 26' +6h 35' +9h 52' +9h 18' +9h 33' +9h 10' +1h 14' -6h 48' -9h 50' -9h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -39.1 -38.7 -39 -39.1 -39.1 -39.2 -39.2 -39.3 -39.2 -38.9 -39.2 -39.3   -39.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +4 +8 +9 +7 +1 -5 -5 +0 +0 -2 -3   +1.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.5 (-14) -11 (-20) -15.7 (-28) -19.1 (-34) -17.8 (-32) -17.6 (-32) -18.8 (-34) -20 (-36) -17.3 (-31) -16 (-29) -13.6 (-24) -9.2 (-17) -15.3 (-28)

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