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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Ostende Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Ostende, Belgium is approximately 3,047 km or 1,893 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Ostende bearing 5.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 17.2° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Ostende has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.8 °C (30.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.6 °C (15.5°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 418 mm (16.5 in) less which is equivalent to 418 l/m² (10.26 US gal/ft²) or 4,180,000 l/ha (446,870 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Ostende.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.7°C (31.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -19 (-1) -11 (0) -28 (-1) -27 (-1) -27 (-1) -44 (-2) -35 (-1) -36 (-1) -55 (-2) -61 (-2) -46 (-2) -418 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 12' -8h 29' -1h 17' +6h 02' +8h 39' +7h 43' +8h 09' +8h 20' +1h 06' -6h 13' -8h 37' -7h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27 -26.6 -27 -27 -27 -27 -27 -27 -26.9 -26.6 -27 -27.1   -27
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -12 -8 -8 -5 -7 -5 -5 -5 -10 -18 -20   -10
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.2 (-36) -21.4 (-39) -22.2 (-40) -21.3 (-38) -16.9 (-30) -13.8 (-25) -11.3 (-20) -12.3 (-22) -15.2 (-27) -18.3 (-33) -19.9 (-36) -19.7 (-35) -17.7 (-32)

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