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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Messina, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Messina, Sicily, Italy is approximately 4,453 km or 2,767 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Messina, Sicily bearing 360° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 359.9° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Messina, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Messina, Sicily is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 25.3 °C (45.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 651.5 mm (25.6 in) less which is equivalent to 651.5 l/m² (15.99 US gal/ft²) or 6,515,000 l/ha (696,497 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Messina, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 23.1°C (41.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -29 (-51) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -24 (-43) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -27 (-48) -25 (-45)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -101 (-4) -79 (-3) -64 (-3) -50 (-2) -25 (-1) -3 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -35 (-1) -96 (-4) -94 (-4) -103 (-4) -652 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 40' -9h 21' -1h 27' +6h 37' +9h 56' +9h 23' +9h 38' +9h 12' +1h 14' -6h 50' -9h 54' -9h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40 -39.6 -40 -40 -40 -40 -40 -40.1 -39.9 -39.6 -40 -40.1   -40
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +3 +5 +3 +6 +8 +12 +9 +7 +3 -2 -3   +4.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.2 (-47) -26.6 (-48) -26.8 (-48) -25.7 (-46) -21.1 (-38) -18.4 (-33) -17 (-31) -19.1 (-34) -21 (-38) -23.6 (-42) -25.6 (-46) -26 (-47) -23.1 (-42)

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