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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Sur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Sur, Oman is approximately 6,594 km or 4,098 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Sur bearing 350.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 311.7° or NW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Sur has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Sur is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 35 °C (63°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 65.3 mm (2.6 in) more which is equivalent to 65.3 l/m² (1.6 US gal/ft²) or 653,000 l/ha (69,810 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 55.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Sur.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 30.7°C (55.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-67) -39 (-70) -41 (-74) -42 (-76) -38 (-68) -32 (-58) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -30 (-55) -35 (-62) -36 (-64) -36 (-65) -35 (-63)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -21 (-1) +9 (+0) -1 (0) +7 (+0) +5 (+0) +14 (+1) +18 (+1) +20 (+1) +12 (+0) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) +65 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 47' -10h 03' -1h 34' +7h 06' +10h 55' +10h 38' +10h 46' +9h 54' +1h 21' -7h 19' -10h 54' -10h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.6 -55.2 -55.5 -55.6 -55.5 -53.8 -55.2 -55.7 -55.6 -55.3 -55.6 -55.7   -55.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +4 +11 +16 +20 +16 +16 +10 +12 +13 +5 +2   +10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -34.5 (-62) -36.3 (-65) -36.9 (-66) -36.2 (-65) -30.6 (-55) -26.5 (-48) -22.4 (-40) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -29.7 (-53) -32.6 (-59) -33.7 (-61) -30.7 (-55)

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