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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Shirakawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Shirakawa, Japan is approximately 6,683 km or 4,153 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Shirakawa bearing 348.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 229.1° or SW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Shirakawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Shirakawa is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 17.8 °C (32°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1117.6 mm (44 in) less which is equivalent to 1117.6 l/m² (27.43 US gal/ft²) or 11,176,000 l/ha (1,194,789 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Shirakawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.1°C (30.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -19 (-33) -19 (-33) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -24 (-1) -48 (-2) -89 (-4) -106 (-4) -167 (-7) -145 (-6) -178 (-7) -171 (-7) -103 (-4) -51 (-2) -19 (-1) -1118 (-44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 45' -9h 25' -1h 27' +6h 40' +10h 00' +9h 29' +9h 43' +9h 16' +1h 15' -6h 52' -9h 59' -9h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41 -40.6 -40.9 -41 -41 -41.1 -41.1 -41.2 -41.1 -40.8 -41.1 -41.2   -41.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +7 +9 +6 +3 -8 -9 -7 -7 -4 -2 +1   -0.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.9 (-25) -14.9 (-27) -16.7 (-30) -19.7 (-35) -17.6 (-32) -17.2 (-31) -17.4 (-31) -19.4 (-35) -18.9 (-34) -17.9 (-32) -17 (-31) -14.8 (-27) -17.1 (-31)

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