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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Wairakei Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Wairakei, New Zealand is approximately 15,519 km or 9,644 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Wairakei bearing 354° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 203.5° or SSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Wairakei has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Wairakei is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19 °C (34.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1036 mm (40.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1036 l/m² (25.43 US gal/ft²) or 10,360,000 l/ha (1,107,553 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.9° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Wairakei.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-59) -34 (-61) -32 (-57) -25 (-45) -14 (-25) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -9 (-17) -17 (-31) -24 (-44) -29 (-53) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) -67 (-3) -78 (-3) -75 (-3) -89 (-4) -102 (-4) -98 (-4) -94 (-4) -90 (-4) -82 (-3) -79 (-3) -110 (-4) -1036 (-41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 22' -12h 16' -1h 59' +8h 38' +14h 05' +14h 38' +14h 24' +12h 08' +1h 42' -8h 55' -14h 07' -14h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -79.3 -60.3 -39.1 -15.9 +0.7 +7.2 +1.3 -15.4 -38.1 -60.5 -79.2 -86.5   -38.9

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