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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Rio Gallegos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Rio Gallegos, Argentina is approximately 15,468 km or 9,612 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Rio Gallegos bearing 18° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 70.8° or ENE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Rio Gallegos has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Rio Gallegos is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.5 °C (26.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 62.2 mm (2.4 in) less which is equivalent to 62.2 l/m² (1.53 US gal/ft²) or 622,000 l/ha (66,496 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.9° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Rio Gallegos.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.9°C (21.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -29 (-53) -27 (-48) -20 (-36) -8 (-15) +0 (+1) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) -5 (-9) -14 (-25) -21 (-39) -26 (-47) -15 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -21 (-1) -2 (0) +1 (+0) -12 (0) -17 (-1) -7 (0) -1 (0) +11 (+0) +9 (+0) -4 (0) -9 (0) -11 (0) -62 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -15h 50' -13h 09' -2h 08' +9h 14' +15h 23' +16h 20' +15h 54' +13h 00' +1h 50' -9h 32' -15h 25' -16h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -66.2 -47.1 -25.9 -2.7 +13.8 +20.2 +14.2 -2.6 -25.3 -47.8 -66.5 -73.5   -25.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +17 +13 +3 -5 -9 -6 -1 +7 +13 +17 +18   +7.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23.3 (-42) -24.2 (-44) -22.5 (-41) -18.2 (-33) -8.5 (-15) -1.1 (-2) +3.5 (+6) +1.4 (+3) -3.3 (-6) -10.3 (-19) -16.3 (-29) -20.4 (-37) -11.9 (-21)

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