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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Vancouver, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 5,573 km or 3,463 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Vancouver, British Columbia bearing 10.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 145.8° or SE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Vancouver, British Columbia has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Vancouver, British Columbia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.6 °C (29.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 987.3 mm (38.9 in) less which is equivalent to 987.3 l/m² (24.23 US gal/ft²) or 9,873,000 l/ha (1,055,489 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.5°C (28°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -11 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -138 (-5) -105 (-4) -89 (-3) -65 (-3) -55 (-2) -35 (-1) -18 (-1) -15 (-1) -44 (-2) -102 (-4) -157 (-6) -165 (-6) -987 (-39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 29' -8h 39' -1h 19' +6h 09' +8h 54' +8h 03' +8h 26' +8h 30' +1h 08' -6h 20' -8h 52' -8h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.1 -28.8 -29.2 -29.2 -29.1 -29 -28.9 -28.9 -28.8 -28.5 -28.9 -29.1   -29
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -5 +2 +7 +10 +9 +13 +10 +3 -7 -14 -17   -0.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.4 (-35) -20.9 (-38) -20.6 (-37) -18.6 (-33) -13.4 (-24) -10.6 (-19) -8.2 (-15) -10.1 (-18) -12.4 (-22) -15.8 (-28) -17.8 (-32) -18.7 (-34) -15.5 (-28)

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