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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Yakima, Wa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Yakima, Wa, Usa is approximately 5,826 km or 3,620 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Yakima, Wa bearing 10.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 142.9° or SE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Yakima, Wa has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Yakima, Wa is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 16.6 °C (29.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 22.5 mm (0.9 in) less which is equivalent to 22.5 l/m² (0.55 US gal/ft²) or 225,000 l/ha (24,054 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.6° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Yakima, Wa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) -3 (0) -4 (0) -3 (0) +14 (+1) +13 (+1) +10 (+0) +1 (+0) -13 (-1) -22 (-1) -23 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 49' -8h 51' -1h 21' +6h 17' +9h 11' +8h 26' +8h 46' +8h 42' +1h 09' -6h 29' -9h 09' -8h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.7 -31.4 -31.8 -31.8 -31.7 -31.7 -31.6 -31.6 -31.4 -31.2 -31.6 -31.7   -31.6

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