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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Kigali Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Kigali, Rwanda is approximately 8,962 km or 5,569 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Kigali bearing 357° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 345.1° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Kigali has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Kigali is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 27.2 °C (49°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.6 °C (37.1°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 848 mm (33.4 in) less which is equivalent to 848 l/m² (20.81 US gal/ft²) or 8,480,000 l/ha (906,568 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 62.7° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Kigali.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-64) -37 (-66) -36 (-65) -32 (-58) -24 (-44) -18 (-33) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -21 (-37) -27 (-48) -31 (-55) -34 (-61) -27 (-49)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -57 (-2) -81 (-3) -86 (-3) -173 (-7) -85 (-3) -9 (0) +9 (+0) -11 (0) -66 (-3) -89 (-4) -114 (-4) -86 (-3) -848 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 06' -10h 52' -1h 43' +7h 40' +12h 05' +12h 06' +12h 06' +10h 43' +1h 28' -7h 55' -12h 05' -12h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -80 -79.2 -75 -52.4 -35.8 -29.4 -35.3 -52.1 -74.4 -79.1 -79.9 -80.2   -62.7

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