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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Washington, District Of Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Washington, District Of Columbia, Usa is approximately 5,850 km or 3,635 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Washington, District Of Columbia bearing 14.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 101.7° or ESE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Washington, District Of Columbia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Washington, District Of Columbia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 21.2 °C (38.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 801.1 mm (31.5 in) less which is equivalent to 801.1 l/m² (19.66 US gal/ft²) or 8,011,000 l/ha (856,429 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.4° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Washington, District Of Columbia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.4°C (27.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -24 (-44) -26 (-47) -24 (-42) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -21 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -57 (-2) -50 (-2) -61 (-2) -59 (-2) -86 (-3) -75 (-3) -79 (-3) -76 (-3) -64 (-3) -64 (-3) -66 (-3) -65 (-3) -801 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 36' -9h 19' -1h 26' +6h 36' +9h 53' +9h 19' +9h 34' +9h 10' +1h 14' -6h 49' -9h 51' -9h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -39.4 -39.1 -39.4 -39.5 -39.4 -39.4 -39.3 -39.3 -39.2 -38.9 -39.3 -39.4   -39.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +22 +25 +26 +22 +20 +22 +20 +20 +19 +19 +16   +20.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.4 (-24) -14.4 (-26) -17.5 (-32) -18.2 (-33) -16.8 (-30) -16.1 (-29) -14.6 (-26) -15.4 (-28) -15.5 (-28) -15.2 (-27) -14.6 (-26) -13.3 (-24) -15.4 (-28)

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