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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada is approximately 4,017 km or 2,496 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 15.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 143° or SE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • The mean temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.3 °C (40.1°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 87.4 mm (3.4 in) less which is equivalent to 87.4 l/m² (2.15 US gal/ft²) or 874,000 l/ha (93,436 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) +3 (+5) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +5 (+8) +11 (+19) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) +6 (+0) +9 (+0) 0 (0) -10 (0) -12 (0) -17 (-1) -19 (-1) -9 (0) -22 (-1) -11 (0) -1 (0) -87 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 41' -7h 09' -1h 04' +5h 08' +6h 33' +4h 42' +5h 34' +6h 59' +0h 54' -5h 18' -6h 28' -4h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.9 -15.6 -15.9 -15.9 -15.8 -15.8 -15.7 -15.7 -15.6 -15.4 -15.8 -16   -15.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -6 -5 +1 +14 +21 +21 +13 +4 -12 -18 -12   +1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11.1 (+20) +7.2 (+13) +2 (+4) -5.9 (-11) -6 (-11) -5.6 (-10) -5.5 (-10) -6.2 (-11) -4.9 (-9) -5.8 (-10) +2 (+4) +9 (+16) -0.7 (-1)

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