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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Petrozavodsk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Petrozavodsk, Russia is approximately 1,940 km or 1,205 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Petrozavodsk bearing 347.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 329.5° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Petrozavodsk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Petrozavodsk is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 9.2 °C (16.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 405.2 mm (16 in) less which is equivalent to 405.2 l/m² (9.94 US gal/ft²) or 4,052,000 l/ha (433,186 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.4° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Petrozavodsk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.5°C (17.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-12) -11 (-21) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -18 (-1) -4 (0) -12 (0) -25 (-1) -34 (-1) -49 (-2) -53 (-2) -60 (-2) -50 (-2) -41 (-2) -32 (-1) -27 (-1) -405 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 54' -7h 15' -1h 05' +5h 12' +6h 43' +4h 59' +5h 48' +7h 06' +0h 55' -5h 22' -6h 39' -4h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.5 -16.1 -16.4 -16.4 -16.4 -16.4 -16.4 -16.5 -16.4 -16.1 -16.5 -16.6   -16.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -10 -2 +2 +8 +4 +2 -3 -8 -12 -17 -17   -5.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.5 (-10) -7.6 (-14) -11.4 (-21) -12.9 (-23) -10.2 (-18) -10.1 (-18) -9.5 (-17) -9.5 (-17) -9.2 (-17) -10.1 (-18) -10.1 (-18) -7.9 (-14) -9.5 (-17)

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