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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Port Hedland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Port Hedland, Australia is approximately 12,521 km or 7,780 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Port Hedland bearing 347.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 261.4° or W .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Port Hedland has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Port Hedland is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 33 °C (59.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 135.9 mm (5.4 in) less which is equivalent to 135.9 l/m² (3.34 US gal/ft²) or 1,359,000 l/ha (145,286 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 56.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Port Hedland.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -46 (-83) -47 (-85) -46 (-83) -41 (-73) -28 (-51) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -23 (-42) -32 (-58) -39 (-70) -44 (-79) -33 (-59)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -52 (-2) -81 (-3) -28 (-1) -14 (-1) -20 (-1) -9 (0) +10 (+0) +18 (+1) +19 (+1) +12 (+0) +11 (+0) -3 (0) -136 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 05' -11h 29' -1h 50' +8h 05' +12h 57' +13h 12' +13h 06' +11h 20' +1h 34' -8h 21' -12h 58' -13h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -95.4 -78.1 -57.3 -34.1 -17.5 -11 -16.9 -33.7 -56.3 -78.3 -94.8 -98.6   -56.1

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