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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Saiq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Saiq, Oman is approximately 6,505 km or 4,042 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Saiq bearing 350.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 313.6° or NW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Saiq has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Saiq is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 24.5 °C (44.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 136.1 mm (5.4 in) less which is equivalent to 136.1 l/m² (3.34 US gal/ft²) or 1,361,000 l/ha (145,500 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 55° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Saiq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 30.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.9°C (26.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -28 (-50) -31 (-55) -31 (-55) -27 (-48) -23 (-42) -19 (-35) -19 (-35) -21 (-38) -24 (-42) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -25 (-44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) -41 (-2) -32 (-1) -23 (-1) -19 (-1) -2 (0) -19 (-1) -28 (-1) +1 (+0) +11 (+0) +7 (+0) +2 (+0) -136 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 45' -10h 01' -1h 34' +7h 05' +10h 53' +10h 36' +10h 44' +9h 52' +1h 20' -7h 19' -10h 52' -10h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.1 -54.6 -55 -55.1 -55 -54.3 -54.8 -55.2 -55.1 -54.7 -55.1 -55.2   -55
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +16 +29 +31 +42 +45 +34 +38 +37 +38 +24 +12   +30.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.7 (-34) -22.9 (-41) -22 (-40) -20.9 (-38) -12.4 (-22) -7.2 (-13) -9.1 (-16) -7.8 (-14) -9.9 (-18) -11.5 (-21) -16.4 (-30) -19.8 (-36) -14.9 (-27)

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