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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Van Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Van, Turkey is approximately 4,605 km or 2,862 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Van bearing 351.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 326.4° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.4 °C (27.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 205.1 mm (8.1 in) less which is equivalent to 205.1 l/m² (5.03 US gal/ft²) or 2,051,000 l/ha (219,266 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.7° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Van.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.6°C (20.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -16 (-30) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -15 (-1) -22 (-1) -44 (-2) -43 (-2) -10 (0) +14 (+1) +16 (+1) +7 (+0) -35 (-1) -29 (-1) -20 (-1) -205 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 38' -9h 21' -1h 27' +6h 37' +9h 54' +9h 21' +9h 36' +9h 11' +1h 14' -6h 49' -9h 53' -9h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -39.7 -39.3 -39.7 -39.7 -39.7 -39.8 -39.7 -39.8 -39.7 -39.4 -39.7 -39.8   -39.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +1 +1 +3 +13 +21 +30 +34 +32 +12 +2 +1   +12.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.8 (-19) -12.4 (-22) -16.2 (-29) -18 (-32) -13.2 (-24) -9.8 (-18) -7.7 (-14) -6.7 (-12) -7.3 (-13) -12 (-22) -13.1 (-24) -11.9 (-21) -11.6 (-21)

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