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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Portland, Maine Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Portland, Maine, Usa is approximately 5,186 km or 3,223 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Portland, Maine bearing 16.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 97° or E .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Portland, Maine has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Portland, Maine is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.1 °C (25.4°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 946.3 mm (37.3 in) less which is equivalent to 946.3 l/m² (23.22 US gal/ft²) or 9,463,000 l/ha (1,011,658 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.6° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Portland, Maine.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11°C (19.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -16 (-30) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -78 (-3) -66 (-3) -73 (-3) -94 (-4) -85 (-3) -76 (-3) -61 (-2) -50 (-2) -59 (-2) -86 (-3) -118 (-5) -102 (-4) -946 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 09' -9h 03' -1h 23' +6h 24' +9h 28' +8h 48' +9h 06' +8h 54' +1h 11' -6h 37' -9h 26' -8h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.6 -34.3 -34.6 -34.7 -34.6 -34.6 -34.5 -34.5 -34.4 -34.1 -34.5 -34.7   -34.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +13 +14 +14 +15 +11 +15 +15 +14 +13 +7 +9   +12.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.4 (-13) -9 (-16) -13.4 (-24) -14.8 (-27) -11.9 (-21) -11.7 (-21) -10.6 (-19) -10.9 (-20) -10.7 (-19) -10.9 (-20) -11.9 (-21) -8.3 (-15) -11 (-20)

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