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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 5,821 km or 3,617 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 13° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 127.3° or SE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.7 °C (26.5°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 280.9 mm (11.1 in) less which is equivalent to 280.9 l/m² (6.89 US gal/ft²) or 2,809,000 l/ha (300,301 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.6°C (15.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Svalbard Lufthavn relative to Rapid City, South Dakota. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rapid City, South Dakota 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 (-30) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +7 (+0) -4 (0) -43 (-2) -74 (-3) -73 (-3) -48 (-2) -28 (-1) -11 (0) -15 (-1) +1 (+0) +3 (+0) -281 (-11)
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
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +13 +15 +23 +25 +21 +34 +37 +36 +31 +20 +13   +23.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.9 (-14) -10.6 (-19) -13.5 (-24) -13.4 (-24) -10.4 (-19) -10.5 (-19) -7 (-13) -5.5 (-10) -4.3 (-8) -6.5 (-12) -7.3 (-13) -6.8 (-12) -8.6 (-15)

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