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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Sydney, Nova Scotia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada is approximately 4,686 km or 2,912 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Sydney, Nova Scotia bearing 17.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 88.1° or E .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Sydney, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Sydney, Nova Scotia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 12.2 °C (22°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1300.2 mm (51.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1300.2 l/m² (31.91 US gal/ft²) or 13,002,000 l/ha (1,390,000 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Sydney, Nova Scotia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.3°C (20.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -140 (-5) -106 (-4) -111 (-4) -115 (-5) -91 (-4) -80 (-3) -68 (-3) -74 (-3) -83 (-3) -125 (-5) -147 (-6) -159 (-6) -1300 (-51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 52' -8h 53' -1h 22' +6h 18' +9h 14' +8h 29' +8h 49' +8h 44' +1h 10' -6h 30' -9h 12' -8h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.1 -31.8 -32.1 -32.1 -32.1 -32.1 -32 -32 -31.9 -31.6 -32 -32.1   -32
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -4 +0 +2 +6 +5 +10 +8 +6 +2 -6 -8   +1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.6 (-19) -10.2 (-18) -12.6 (-23) -13.4 (-24) -9.9 (-18) -9.5 (-17) -9.2 (-17) -10.7 (-19) -10.7 (-19) -12.5 (-23) -14.1 (-25) -12.2 (-22) -11.3 (-20)

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