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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,568 km or 5,324 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 349.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 293.6° or WNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Puttalam is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 34.5 °C (62°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.9 °C (34°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1015 mm (40 in) less which is equivalent to 1015 l/m² (24.91 US gal/ft²) or 10,150,000 l/ha (1,085,102 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 62.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-74) -43 (-78) -44 (-79) -41 (-74) -33 (-60) -27 (-49) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -28 (-51) -33 (-60) -37 (-67) -39 (-71) -34 (-62)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -21 (-1) -46 (-2) -166 (-7) -88 (-3) -31 (-1) +2 (+0) +7 (+0) -44 (-2) -225 (-9) -236 (-9) -124 (-5) -1015 (-40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 35' -10h 33' -1h 40' +7h 27' +11h 38' +11h 32' +11h 34' +10h 24' +1h 25' -7h 41' -11h 37' -11h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -70 -69.5 -69.9 -62.5 -45.8 -39.4 -45.3 -62 -70 -69.6 -70.1 -70.2   -62.2

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