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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk is approximately 2,098 km or 1,304 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 10.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 26.1° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.6 °C (24.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1029 mm (40.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1029 l/m² (25.25 US gal/ft²) or 10,290,000 l/ha (1,100,069 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.1°C (27.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -19 (-35) -20 (-35) -18 (-32) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -119 (-5) -73 (-3) -94 (-4) -62 (-2) -55 (-2) -49 (-2) -44 (-2) -56 (-2) -98 (-4) -121 (-5) -130 (-5) -128 (-5) -1029 (-41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 25' -7h 30' -1h 07' +5h 22' +7h 08' +5h 36' +6h 19' +7h 21' +0h 57' -5h 32' -7h 04' -5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.2 -17.8 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18 -17.8 -18.1 -18.2   -18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -10 -9 -8 -6 -9 -10 -10 -10 -12 -17 -16   -10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.6 (-35) -20.1 (-36) -20.4 (-37) -18.3 (-33) -12.7 (-23) -9.3 (-17) -7.9 (-14) -8.9 (-16) -11.2 (-20) -14.7 (-26) -18.3 (-33) -19.5 (-35) -15.1 (-27)

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