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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Lhasa, Tibet Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Lhasa, Tibet, China is approximately 6,461 km or 4,015 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Lhasa, Tibet bearing 346.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 277.4° or W .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Lhasa, Tibet has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Lhasa, Tibet is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.2 °C (25.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 240.5 mm (9.5 in) less which is equivalent to 240.5 l/m² (5.9 US gal/ft²) or 2,405,000 l/ha (257,110 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Lhasa, Tibet.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.6°C (22.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -20 (-37) -21 (-37) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +18 (+1) +18 (+1) +5 (+0) -20 (-1) -61 (-2) -101 (-4) -100 (-4) -38 (-2) +3 (+0) +11 (+0) +13 (+1) -241 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 19' -9h 46' -1h 31' +6h 54' +10h 30' +10h 07' +10h 18' +9h 37' +1h 18' -7h 07' -10h 29' -10h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48.5 -48 -48.4 -48.5 -48.5 -48.6 -48.5 -48.6 -48.5 -48.2 -48.5 -48.6   -48.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +3 +2 +5 +14 +8 +4 +3 +4 +9 +0 +0   +4.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.6 (-23) -16.3 (-29) -19 (-34) -18.3 (-33) -12.2 (-22) -11.1 (-20) -8.4 (-15) -8.8 (-16) -10.8 (-19) -10.8 (-19) -11.9 (-21) -11.3 (-20) -12.6 (-23)

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