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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Rapid City (airport), Sd Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Rapid City (airport), Sd, Usa is approximately 5,822 km or 3,618 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Rapid City (airport), Sd bearing 13° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 127.2° or SE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Rapid City (airport), Sd has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Rapid City (airport), Sd is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.8 °C (26.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 242.5 mm (9.5 in) less which is equivalent to 242.5 l/m² (5.95 US gal/ft²) or 2,425,000 l/ha (259,249 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Rapid City (airport), Sd.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Svalbard Lufthavn relative to Rapid City (airport), Sd. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rapid City (airport), Sd vs Svalbard Lufthavn.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -16 (-30) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +6 (+0) -6 (0) -38 (-1) -61 (-2) -67 (-3) -34 (-1) -19 (-1) -11 (0) -15 (-1) -1 (0) +2 (+0) -243 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 06' -9h 01' -1h 23' +6h 23' +9h 26' +8h 45' +9h 03' +8h 52' +1h 11' -6h 36' -9h 24' -8h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.2 -33.9 -34.2 -34.3 -34.2 -34.2 -34.1 -34.1 -33.9 -33.7 -34.1 -34.2   -34.1

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