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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Ny-Alesund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Ny-Alesund, Norway is approximately 107 km or 67 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Ny-Alesund bearing 131.9° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 135.3° or SE .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • Both are in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 190 mm (7.5 in) less which is equivalent to 190 l/m² (4.66 US gal/ft²) or 1,900,000 l/ha (203,123 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Ny-Alesund.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (2.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -15 (-1) -17 (-1) -18 (-1) -12 (0) -10 (0) -8 (0) -11 (0) -17 (-1) -26 (-1) -24 (-1) -19 (-1) -13 (-1) -190 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' +0h 20' +0h 07' -0h 26' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 19' -0h 06' +0h 25' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.7 +0.6 +0.6 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7 +0.6 +0.7 +0.6 +0.6 +0.6   +0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -4 -4 -5 -6 -11 -11 -10 -7 -4 -1 -1   -5.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.4 (-3) -1.6 (-3) -1.7 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -1.2 (-2) -1.4 (-3) -0.9 (-2) -0.9 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -1.1 (-2)

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