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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Seattle, Washington Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Seattle, Washington, Usa is approximately 5,736 km or 3,565 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Seattle, Washington bearing 10.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 144.7° or SE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Seattle, Washington has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Seattle, Washington is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 18.2 °C (32.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.6 °C (15.5°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 785.4 mm (30.9 in) less which is equivalent to 785.4 l/m² (19.28 US gal/ft²) or 7,854,000 l/ha (839,645 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.6° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Seattle, Washington.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.5°C (29.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -19 (-33) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -124 (-5) -83 (-3) -76 (-3) -54 (-2) -40 (-2) -29 (-1) -4 (0) -8 (0) -29 (-1) -70 (-3) -131 (-5) -138 (-5) -785 (-31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 42' -8h 47' -1h 20' +6h 14' +9h 05' +8h 17' +8h 39' +8h 37' +1h 09' -6h 25' -9h 02' -8h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.7 -30.4 -30.7 -30.7 -30.7 -30.6 -30.5 -30.5 -30.4 -30.1 -30.5 -30.7   -30.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -1 +5 +11 +13 +11 +14 +8 +5 -4 -9 -10   +3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.4 (-37) -22.2 (-40) -21.8 (-39) -19 (-34) -13.9 (-25) -11.2 (-20) -9.1 (-16) -11.8 (-21) -13.6 (-24) -17.1 (-31) -18.8 (-34) -19.3 (-35) -16.5 (-30)

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