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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Smithers, Bc Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Smithers, Bc, Canada is approximately 5,005 km or 3,110 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Smithers, Bc bearing 10.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 150.4° or SSE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Smithers, Bc has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Smithers, Bc is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.5 °C (18.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 329.4 mm (13 in) less which is equivalent to 329.4 l/m² (8.08 US gal/ft²) or 3,294,000 l/ha (352,150 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.4° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Smithers, Bc.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -46 (-2) -10 (0) -2 (0) -8 (0) -27 (-1) -31 (-1) -28 (-1) -19 (-1) -34 (-1) -49 (-2) -42 (-2) -34 (-1) -329 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 37' -8h 09' -1h 14' +5h 48' +8h 09' +7h 02' +7h 32' +8h 00' +1h 03' -5h 59' -8h 06' -7h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.5 -23.2 -23.5 -23.5 -23.5 -23.4 -23.3 -23.3 -23.2 -22.9 -23.3 -23.5   -23.4

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