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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Tromso Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Tromso, Norway is approximately 959 km or 596 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Tromso bearing 355.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 352° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Tromso has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Tromso is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 9.6 °C (17.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 820 mm (32.3 in) less which is equivalent to 820 l/m² (20.12 US gal/ft²) or 8,200,000 l/ha (876,634 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.6° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Tromso.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.7°C (17.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -13 (-24) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -80 (-3) -67 (-3) -49 (-2) -51 (-2) -39 (-2) -44 (-2) -55 (-2) -56 (-2) -80 (-3) -116 (-5) -92 (-4) -91 (-4) -820 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 56' -5h 20' -0h 47' +4h 01' +2h 41' -0h 00' +0h 44' +5h 09' +0h 40' -4h 08' -2h 29' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9 -8.3 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.5 -8.3 -9 -8.7   -8.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -3 +2 -1 +2 +0 -2 -3 -5 -5 -8 -6   -2.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12 (-22) -12.7 (-23) -12.8 (-23) -12.8 (-23) -8.4 (-15) -6.8 (-12) -6.2 (-11) -6.5 (-12) -6.8 (-12) -8.9 (-16) -10.7 (-19) -11.2 (-20) -9.7 (-17)

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