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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Vaernes Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Vaernes, Norway is approximately 1,652 km or 1,026 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Vaernes bearing 3.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 7.9° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Vaernes has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Vaernes is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12 °C (21.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 712 mm (28 in) less which is equivalent to 712 l/m² (17.47 US gal/ft²) or 7,120,000 l/ha (761,175 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Vaernes.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.3°C (22.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -51 (-2) -33 (-1) -34 (-1) -39 (-2) -46 (-2) -57 (-2) -76 (-3) -64 (-3) -93 (-4) -91 (-4) -58 (-2) -70 (-3) -712 (-28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 18' -6h 58' -1h 02' +5h 01' +6h 14' +4h 12' +5h 10' +6h 48' +0h 53' -5h 10' -6h 09' -4h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.9 -14.5 -14.8 -14.8 -14.8 -14.8 -14.8 -14.8 -14.7 -14.5 -14.9 -15   -14.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -4 +1 -1 +3 -3 -4 -5 -6 -8 -11 -11   -4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13 (-23) -14.2 (-26) -15.7 (-28) -15.6 (-28) -12.3 (-22) -10.7 (-19) -8.6 (-15) -9.3 (-17) -9.8 (-18) -12.2 (-22) -12.5 (-23) -13.1 (-24) -12.3 (-22)

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