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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Richmond, Virginia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Richmond, Virginia, Usa is approximately 6,002 km or 3,730 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Richmond, Virginia bearing 14.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 101.5° or ESE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Richmond, Virginia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Richmond, Virginia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 21.2 °C (38.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 940 mm (37 in) less which is equivalent to 940 l/m² (23.07 US gal/ft²) or 9,400,000 l/ha (1,004,922 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.7° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Richmond, Virginia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.8°C (28.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-37) -24 (-44) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -77 (-3) -55 (-2) -66 (-3) -69 (-3) -87 (-3) -83 (-3) -124 (-5) -117 (-5) -74 (-3) -63 (-2) -63 (-2) -62 (-2) -940 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 43' -9h 24' -1h 27' +6h 39' +9h 59' +9h 27' +9h 41' +9h 15' +1h 14' -6h 52' -9h 57' -9h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40.8 -40.4 -40.8 -40.8 -40.8 -40.7 -40.6 -40.7 -40.5 -40.2 -40.6 -40.8   -40.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +20 +23 +24 +22 +19 +19 +17 +19 +19 +18 +14   +18.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.6 (-28) -15.5 (-28) -18.1 (-33) -19.6 (-35) -17.2 (-31) -15.8 (-28) -14.4 (-26) -15 (-27) -15.5 (-28) -14.4 (-26) -14.5 (-26) -14.1 (-25) -15.8 (-28)

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