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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Pretoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Pretoria, South Africa is approximately 11,593 km or 7,204 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Pretoria bearing 357.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 348.2° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Pretoria is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 24 °C (43.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 337 mm (13.3 in) less which is equivalent to 337 l/m² (8.27 US gal/ft²) or 3,370,000 l/ha (360,275 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 51.6° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Pretoria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.7°C (35.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-66) -38 (-68) -36 (-64) -29 (-53) -17 (-31) -9 (-17) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -17 (-30) -26 (-46) -31 (-55) -35 (-63) -24 (-43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -123 (-5) -57 (-2) -59 (-2) -44 (-2) -6 (0) +4 (+0) +15 (+1) +18 (+1) +0 (+0) +6 (+0) +3 (+0) -94 (-4) -337 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 24' -11h 41' -1h 52' +8h 14' +13h 15' +13h 34' +13h 26' +11h 32' +1h 36' -8h 30' -13h 16' -13h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -91.7 -72.8 -51.8 -28.7 -12.1 -5.6 -11.6 -28.4 -51.1 -73.3 -91.5 -99.3   -51.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +6 +5 +6 +11 +14 +21 +26 +28 +20 +11 +7   +13.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -33.8 (-61) -34.8 (-63) -33.1 (-60) -26.6 (-48) -14 (-25) -5.5 (-10) -0.4 (-1) -2.8 (-5) -8.7 (-16) -19.2 (-35) -26.6 (-48) -31.4 (-57) -19.7 (-35)

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