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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Wake Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Wake Island, Usa is approximately 9,015 km or 5,602 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Wake Island bearing 354.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 207.4° or SSW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Wake Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 33.6 °C (60.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.9 °C (34°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 726.4 mm (28.6 in) less which is equivalent to 726.4 l/m² (17.83 US gal/ft²) or 7,264,000 l/ha (776,570 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 57.7° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Wake Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -41 (-73) -41 (-75) -41 (-75) -38 (-69) -31 (-56) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -28 (-50) -33 (-60) -37 (-67) -39 (-71) -34 (-60)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -18 (-1) -22 (-1) -37 (-1) -54 (-2) -37 (-1) -47 (-2) -84 (-3) -134 (-5) -109 (-4) -97 (-4) -58 (-2) -31 (-1) -726 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 58' -10h 10' -1h 36' +7h 11' +11h 05' +10h 51' +10h 57' +10h 01' +1h 22' -7h 25' -11h 04' -10h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -58.8 -58.3 -58.7 -58.8 -56.8 -50.6 -55.9 -59.1 -58.9 -58.6 -58.9 -59   -57.7

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