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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Windhoek Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Windhoek, Namibia is approximately 11,211 km or 6,967 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Windhoek bearing 359.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 358.5° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Windhoek has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Windhoek is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 26 °C (46.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 190 mm (7.5 in) less which is equivalent to 190 l/m² (4.66 US gal/ft²) or 1,900,000 l/ha (203,123 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 54.5° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Windhoek.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.5°C (22.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -39 (-70) -38 (-69) -37 (-66) -32 (-57) -20 (-37) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -20 (-35) -28 (-50) -33 (-59) -36 (-65) -26 (-47)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -65 (-3) -54 (-2) -61 (-2) -28 (-1) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +17 (+1) +23 (+1) +19 (+1) +1 (+0) -20 (-1) -33 (-1) -190 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 13' -11h 34' -1h 51' +8h 09' +13h 04' +13h 21' +13h 14' +11h 25' +1h 35' -8h 25' -13h 05' -13h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -94.3 -75.9 -55 -31.8 -15.2 -8.8 -14.8 -31.6 -54.2 -76.3 -94 -100.7   -54.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +33 +28 +23 +29 +41 +41 +48 +53 +57 +54 +39 +40   +40.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -27.8 (-50) -29.4 (-53) -29.5 (-53) -22.6 (-41) -7.5 (-14) +0.5 (+1) +6.6 (+12) +5.8 (+10) +1.4 (+3) -6.7 (-12) -19.1 (-34) -22 (-40) -12.5 (-23)

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