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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Sioux City, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Sioux City, Ia, Usa is approximately 5,874 km or 3,650 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Sioux City, Ia bearing 13.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 120.7° or ESE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Sioux City, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Sioux City, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 15.8 °C (28.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 476.8 mm (18.8 in) less which is equivalent to 476.8 l/m² (11.7 US gal/ft²) or 4,768,000 l/ha (509,731 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Sioux City, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +1 (+0) -30 (-1) -49 (-2) -86 (-3) -83 (-3) -65 (-3) -52 (-2) -53 (-2) -36 (-1) -14 (-1) -6 (0) -477 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 16' -9h 07' -1h 24' +6h 28' +9h 35' +8h 57' +9h 14' +8h 58' +1h 12' -6h 40' -9h 33' -8h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.9 -35.5 -35.9 -35.9 -35.9 -35.8 -35.7 -35.8 -35.6 -35.3 -35.7 -35.9   -35.8

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