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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Punta Arenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Punta Arenas, Chile is approximately 15,647 km or 9,723 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Punta Arenas bearing 18.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 71.5° or ENE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Punta Arenas has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The average temperature is 12.6 °C (22.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 195.7 mm (7.7 in) less which is equivalent to 195.7 l/m² (4.8 US gal/ft²) or 1,957,000 l/ha (209,216 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.6° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Punta Arenas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.4°C (22.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -26 (-48) -24 (-43) -18 (-33) -8 (-14) +0 (+1) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) -4 (-6) -12 (-21) -19 (-33) -23 (-41) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -9 (0) -10 (0) -26 (-1) -35 (-1) -17 (-1) -12 (0) -7 (0) -4 (0) -16 (-1) -19 (-1) -15 (-1) -196 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -16h 03' -13h 17' -2h 10' +9h 19' +15h 34' +16h 35' +16h 07' +13h 08' +1h 51' -9h 37' -15h 37' -16h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -64.8 -45.7 -24.5 -1.3 +15.2 +21.6 +15.5 -1.3 -24 -46.4 -65.1 -72.1   -24.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +3 -1 -8 -11 -12 -9 -7 -3 +1 +2 +3   -3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23.8 (-43) -24.6 (-44) -23 (-41) -18.8 (-34) -9.1 (-16) -1.6 (-3) +2.8 (+5) +1.4 (+3) -3.6 (-6) -10.8 (-19) -17 (-31) -21.1 (-38) -12.4 (-22)

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