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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Piteå Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Piteå, Sweden is approximately 1,451 km or 902 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Piteå bearing 354.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 348.9° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Piteå has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Piteå is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 9 °C (16.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.4 °C (7.9°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 337 mm (13.3 in) less which is equivalent to 337 l/m² (8.27 US gal/ft²) or 3,370,000 l/ha (360,275 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Piteå.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.9°C (14.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -6 (0) -3 (0) -18 (-1) -23 (-1) -36 (-1) -32 (-1) -45 (-2) -49 (-2) -35 (-1) -35 (-1) -30 (-1) -337 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 25' -6h 35' -0h 58' +4h 47' +5h 34' +2h 56' +4h 15' +6h 25' +0h 50' -4h 55' -5h 28' -2h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.1 -12.6 -12.9 -12.9 -12.9 -12.9 -12.9 -13 -12.9 -12.6 -13.1 -13.3   -13
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -5 +3 +6 +17 +15 +14 +10 +6 -4 -15 -12   +2.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7 (-13) -6.9 (-12) -9.1 (-16) -11.5 (-21) -6.7 (-12) -6.6 (-12) -7.3 (-13) -7.3 (-13) -6.7 (-12) -8.5 (-15) -9.3 (-17) -8.4 (-15) -7.9 (-14)

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