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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Papeete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia is approximately 13,218 km or 8,214 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Papeete bearing 3.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 163.7° or SSE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Papeete has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average temperature is 32 °C (57.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.1 °C (36.2°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1581.2 mm (62.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1581.2 l/m² (38.81 US gal/ft²) or 15,812,000 l/ha (1,690,408 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 57.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Papeete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 31.5°C (56.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-74) -42 (-76) -42 (-75) -38 (-69) -30 (-55) -23 (-42) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -24 (-42) -31 (-55) -36 (-65) -39 (-71) -32 (-58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -303 (-12) -214 (-8) -175 (-7) -131 (-5) -85 (-3) -49 (-2) -43 (-2) -25 (-1) -26 (-1) -78 (-3) -149 (-6) -303 (-12) -1581 (-62)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 55' -11h 23' -1h 49' +8h 01' +12h 49' +13h 01' +12h 56' +11h 14' +1h 33' -8h 17' -12h 49' -13h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -94.6 -80.5 -59.8 -36.7 -20.1 -13.8 -19.9 -36.7 -59.4 -81.1 -94 -95.8   -57.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -3 -4 -6 -5 -7 -2 -3 -1 -3 -6 -7   -4.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -40.4 (-73) -41.2 (-74) -40.9 (-74) -37.9 (-68) -30 (-54) -23.5 (-42) -18 (-32) -19.2 (-35) -22.6 (-41) -29.6 (-53) -35.8 (-64) -38.9 (-70) -31.5 (-57)

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