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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Isfjord Radio, Svalbard Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Isfjord Radio, Svalbard, Norway is approximately 47 km or 29 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Isfjord Radio, Svalbard bearing 63.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 64.9° or ENE .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • Both are in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.8 °C (5.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 157 mm (6.2 in) less which is equivalent to 157 l/m² (3.85 US gal/ft²) or 1,570,000 l/ha (167,843 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -6 (0) -4 (0) -5 (0) -13 (-1) -8 (0) -7 (0) -17 (-1) -16 (-1) -26 (-1) -24 (-1) -17 (-1) -157 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -0h 05' -0h 01' +0h 08' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 05' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2   -0.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -8 -9 -8 -7 -12 -12 -10 -7 -8 -11 -11   -9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.5 (-12) -6.8 (-12) -4.9 (-9) -5 (-9) -2.5 (-5) -2.5 (-5) -1.8 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -2 (-4) -3.6 (-6) -6.3 (-11) -6.7 (-12) -4.2 (-8)

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