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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Shannon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Shannon, Ireland is approximately 3,000 km or 1,864 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Shannon bearing 10.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 33.5° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Shannon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Shannon is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.8 °C (30.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.1 °C (21.8°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 747 mm (29.4 in) less which is equivalent to 747 l/m² (18.33 US gal/ft²) or 7,470,000 l/ha (798,593 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Shannon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.2°C (32.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -86 (-3) -52 (-2) -51 (-2) -46 (-2) -53 (-2) -52 (-2) -39 (-2) -59 (-2) -62 (-2) -80 (-3) -82 (-3) -85 (-3) -747 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 59' -8h 22' -1h 16' +5h 57' +8h 28' +7h 28' +7h 55' +8h 12' +1h 05' -6h 08' -8h 25' -7h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.6 -25.2 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.4 -25.2 -25.5 -25.6   -25.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -17 -13 -10 -6 -8 -7 -10 -11 -16 -20 -19   -12.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.8 (-41) -23.7 (-43) -24 (-43) -21.8 (-39) -15.8 (-28) -12.9 (-23) -10.7 (-19) -12.1 (-22) -14.3 (-26) -18.5 (-33) -20.3 (-37) -22 (-40) -18.2 (-33)

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