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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Valdez, Ak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Valdez, Ak, Usa is approximately 4,468 km or 2,777 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Valdez, Ak bearing 5.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 166.5° or SSE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Valdez, Ak has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Valdez, Ak is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1446.6 mm (57 in) less which is equivalent to 1446.6 l/m² (35.5 US gal/ft²) or 14,466,000 l/ha (1,546,511 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Valdez, Ak.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -130 (-5) -111 (-4) -99 (-4) -70 (-3) -90 (-4) -67 (-3) -80 (-3) -128 (-5) -193 (-8) -192 (-8) -127 (-5) -159 (-6) -1447 (-57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 07' -7h 22' -1h 06' +5h 17' +6h 54' +5h 15' +6h 01' +7h 12' +0h 56' -5h 26' -6h 50' -5h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.3 -16.9 -17.3 -17.3 -17.2 -17.1 -17 -17 -16.8 -16.6 -17.1 -17.3   -17.1

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