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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Port Elizabeth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Port Elizabeth, South Africa is approximately 12,498 km or 7,766 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Port Elizabeth bearing 357.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 350.9° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Port Elizabeth is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 24 °C (43.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.1 °C (25.4°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 346 mm (13.6 in) less which is equivalent to 346 l/m² (8.49 US gal/ft²) or 3,460,000 l/ha (369,897 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Port Elizabeth.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 24°C (43.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-64) -38 (-68) -36 (-65) -30 (-55) -20 (-37) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -15 (-26) -22 (-40) -28 (-51) -33 (-59) -24 (-43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -21 (-1) -34 (-1) -48 (-2) -52 (-2) -51 (-2) -29 (-1) -41 (-2) -43 (-2) +8 (+0) +9 (+0) -20 (-1) -346 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 59' -12h 02' -1h 56' +8h 29' +13h 45' +14h 13' +14h 01' +11h 54' +1h 40' -8h 45' -13h 47' -14h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -83.8 -64.7 -43.6 -20.4 -3.8 +2.6 -3.4 -20.2 -42.8 -65.2 -83.8 -91.1   -43.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -7 -8 -8 -5 -5 +0 -3 -5 -8 -8 -7   -5.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -35.4 (-64) -37.6 (-68) -36.3 (-65) -30.5 (-55) -20.3 (-37) -12.4 (-22) -7.5 (-14) -9.5 (-17) -14.7 (-26) -22.3 (-40) -28.4 (-51) -32.6 (-59) -24 (-43)

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