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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Almaty Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Almaty, Kazakhstan is approximately 4,686 km or 2,912 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Almaty bearing 344.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 287.5° or WNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Almaty has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Almaty is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 15.6 °C (28.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.4 °C (15.1°F) less in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 401 mm (15.8 in) less which is equivalent to 401 l/m² (9.84 US gal/ft²) or 4,010,000 l/ha (428,696 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Almaty.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.6°C (20.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -13 (-1) -44 (-2) -79 (-3) -92 (-4) -48 (-2) -17 (-1) +0 (+0) -5 (0) -33 (-1) -35 (-1) -21 (-1) -401 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 11' -9h 04' -1h 24' +6h 26' +9h 31' +8h 51' +9h 09' +8h 55' +1h 11' -6h 38' -9h 29' -8h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.9 -34.5 -34.9 -34.9 -34.9 -35 -35 -35.1 -35 -34.7 -35 -35.1   -35
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +0 +1 +13 +18 +21 +30 +31 +30 +18 +1 -3   +13.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.3 (-15) -11 (-20) -16.9 (-30) -18.8 (-34) -15.5 (-28) -12.4 (-22) -9.2 (-17) -9 (-16) -8.1 (-15) -10.5 (-19) -10.7 (-19) -9 (-16) -11.6 (-21)

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