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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Ophir Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Ophir, New Zealand is approximately 16,167 km or 10,046 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Ophir bearing 351° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 212.8° or SSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Ophir has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Ophir is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 16.2 °C (29.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 239.2 mm (9.4 in) less which is equivalent to 239.2 l/m² (5.87 US gal/ft²) or 2,392,000 l/ha (255,721 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.4° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Ophir.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -32 (-57) -29 (-53) -22 (-40) -10 (-18) 0 (-1) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -7 (-13) -16 (-28) -23 (-41) -29 (-52) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -12 (0) -30 (-1) -27 (-1) -23 (-1) -15 (-1) -5 (0) -4 (0) -10 (0) -27 (-1) -19 (-1) -37 (-1) -239 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -15h 00' -12h 39' -2h 03' +8h 54' +14h 39' +15h 22' +15h 03' +12h 31' +1h 45' -9h 11' -14h 41' -15h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -72.8 -53.8 -32.6 -9.4 +7.2 +13.7 +7.8 -8.9 -31.6 -54 -72.8 -80   -32.4

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