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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Potsdam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Potsdam, Germany is approximately 2,878 km or 1,788 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Potsdam bearing 1.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 3.4° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Potsdam has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Potsdam is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 15.4 °C (27.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 405 mm (15.9 in) less which is equivalent to 405 l/m² (9.94 US gal/ft²) or 4,050,000 l/ha (432,972 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Potsdam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -20 (-35) -20 (-37) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -19 (-1) -18 (-1) -34 (-1) -49 (-2) -58 (-2) -34 (-1) -37 (-1) -26 (-1) -23 (-1) -34 (-1) -41 (-2) -405 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 02' -8h 23' -1h 16' +5h 58' +8h 30' +7h 31' +7h 58' +8h 14' +1h 05' -6h 09' -8h 27' -7h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.9 -25.5 -25.8 -25.8 -25.8 -25.9 -25.8 -25.9 -25.8 -25.5 -25.9 -25.9   -25.8

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