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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 11,910 km or 7,401 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 350.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 230.4° or SW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 33.7 °C (60.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.1 °C (36.2°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 970 mm (38.2 in) less which is equivalent to 970 l/m² (23.81 US gal/ft²) or 9,700,000 l/ha (1,036,994 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 61.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 33°C (59.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -43 (-78) -43 (-78) -43 (-77) -39 (-71) -31 (-57) -24 (-44) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -27 (-48) -33 (-59) -38 (-69) -41 (-74) -34 (-61)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -138 (-5) -175 (-7) -150 (-6) -163 (-6) -42 (-2) -20 (-1) +6 (+0) -14 (-1) -33 (-1) -7 (0) -84 (-3) -150 (-6) -970 (-38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 29' -11h 06' -1h 46' +7h 50' +12h 25' +12h 32' +12h 29' +10h 57' +1h 31' -8h 05' -12h 26' -12h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -87.3 -84.8 -68.1 -45.1 -28.4 -21.9 -27.8 -44.6 -67.2 -84.7 -87.2 -87.7   -61.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -4 -4 -9 -13 -6 -1 +1 +2 -3 -2 -3   -3.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -42.1 (-76) -42.3 (-76) -41.8 (-75) -39.5 (-71) -32.6 (-59) -24.3 (-44) -19.7 (-35) -20.3 (-37) -24.8 (-45) -31.5 (-57) -36.8 (-66) -39.9 (-72) -33 (-59)

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