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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Reykhólar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Reykhólar, Iceland is approximately 1,864 km or 1,158 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Reykhólar bearing 25.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 61.7° or ENE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Reykhólar has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Reykhólar is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.7 °C (19.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.6 °C (19.1°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 363 mm (14.3 in) less which is equivalent to 363 l/m² (8.91 US gal/ft²) or 3,630,000 l/ha (388,071 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Reykhólar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -37 (-1) -28 (-1) -16 (-1) -24 (-1) -24 (-1) -23 (-1) -30 (-1) -16 (-1) -35 (-1) -60 (-2) -46 (-2) -24 (-1) -363 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 20' -6h 34' -0h 58' +4h 46' +5h 31' +2h 48' +4h 10' +6h 24' +0h 49' -4h 54' -5h 25' -2h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13 -12.5 -12.8 -12.8 -12.8 -12.8 -12.8 -12.8 -12.7 -12.5 -12.9 -13.2   -12.8

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