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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Sofia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Sofia, Bulgaria is approximately 3,974 km or 2,470 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Sofia bearing 357.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 350° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Sofia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Sofia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.7 °C (30.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 399 mm (15.7 in) less which is equivalent to 399 l/m² (9.79 US gal/ft²) or 3,990,000 l/ha (426,557 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.6° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Sofia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15°C (27.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -14 (-25) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -15 (-1) -17 (-1) -39 (-2) -71 (-3) -64 (-3) -38 (-1) -26 (-1) -18 (-1) -22 (-1) -40 (-2) -30 (-1) -399 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 15' -9h 06' -1h 24' +6h 27' +9h 34' +8h 55' +9h 12' +8h 57' +1h 12' -6h 39' -9h 32' -8h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.6 -35.2 -35.5 -35.6 -35.6 -35.6 -35.6 -35.6 -35.5 -35.2 -35.6 -35.7   -35.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 +0 +5 +9 +6 +5 +12 +13 +10 +3 -6 -8   +3.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.1 (-25) -16.5 (-30) -18.6 (-33) -19.7 (-35) -16.6 (-30) -14.2 (-26) -10.9 (-20) -12.5 (-23) -12.6 (-23) -14.6 (-26) -15.5 (-28) -14.7 (-26) -15 (-27)

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