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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Amsterdam Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands is approximately 13,527 km or 8,406 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam Island bearing 347.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 304.9° or NW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Amsterdam Island has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 20.5 °C (36.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.2 °C (29.2°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 939 mm (37 in) less which is equivalent to 939 l/m² (23.05 US gal/ft²) or 9,390,000 l/ha (1,003,853 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.7° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Amsterdam Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-57) -33 (-60) -32 (-57) -27 (-49) -18 (-32) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -18 (-32) -24 (-43) -29 (-52) -21 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -84 (-3) -59 (-2) -62 (-2) -92 (-4) -103 (-4) -102 (-4) -86 (-3) -72 (-3) -63 (-2) -72 (-3) -77 (-3) -67 (-3) -939 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 17' -12h 14' -1h 58' +8h 36' +14h 02' +14h 34' +14h 19' +12h 05' +1h 41' -8h 53' -14h 03' -14h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -80 -61 -39.8 -16.7 +0 +6.4 +0.5 -16.3 -39 -61.4 -80 -87.3   -39.7

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