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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Upernavik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Upernavik, Greenland is approximately 1,936 km or 1,203 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Upernavik bearing 40.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 110.2° or ESE .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 67 mm (2.6 in) less which is equivalent to 67 l/m² (1.64 US gal/ft²) or 670,000 l/ha (71,627 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Upernavik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +9 (+0) +12 (+0) -2 (0) -4 (0) -3 (0) -8 (0) -8 (0) -16 (-1) -18 (-1) -22 (-1) -8 (0) -67 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -3h 37' -0h 36' +3h 11' +0h 48' -0h 00' -0h 00' +3h 22' +0h 30' -3h 15' -0h 38' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.6 -5.3 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.4 -5.4 -5.3 -5.2 -5.5 -5.5   -5.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +0 +0 -7 -16 -16 -12 -12 -11 -14 -13 -4   -8.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.4 (+3) +3.1 (+6) +3.6 (+6) -0.9 (-2) -4.2 (-8) -3.1 (-6) -2.3 (-4) -3.3 (-6) -2.6 (-5) -4 (-7) -4.1 (-7) -0.9 (-2) -1.4 (-3)

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