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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Sydney (airport) Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Sydney (airport), Australia is approximately 14,665 km or 9,113 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Sydney (airport) bearing 349° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 231.1° or SW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Sydney (airport) has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Sydney (airport) is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 24.4 °C (43.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.3 °C (20.3°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 997.3 mm (39.3 in) less which is equivalent to 997.3 l/m² (24.48 US gal/ft²) or 9,973,000 l/ha (1,066,180 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Sydney (airport).

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -39 (-70) -37 (-67) -31 (-56) -20 (-35) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -15 (-27) -23 (-42) -30 (-54) -35 (-63) -24 (-44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -104 (-4) -94 (-4) -128 (-5) -111 (-4) -81 (-3) -117 (-5) -36 (-1) -67 (-3) -40 (-2) -66 (-3) -88 (-3) -67 (-3) -997 (-39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 59' -12h 02' -1h 56' +8h 28' +13h 45' +14h 13' +14h 00' +11h 53' +1h 40' -8h 45' -13h 46' -14h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -83.9 -64.9 -43.8 -20.6 -3.9 +2.6 -3.3 -20.1 -42.7 -65.1 -83.8 -91.2   -43.5

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