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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Amsterdam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Amsterdam, Netherlands is approximately 2,937 km or 1,825 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam bearing 4.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 14.3° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Amsterdam has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Amsterdam is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 16.3 °C (29.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 586 mm (23.1 in) less which is equivalent to 586 l/m² (14.38 US gal/ft²) or 5,860,000 l/ha (626,473 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.1° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Amsterdam.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.1°C (29.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -56 (-2) -34 (-1) -24 (-1) -39 (-2) -45 (-2) -47 (-2) -59 (-2) -64 (-3) -52 (-2) -59 (-2) -57 (-2) -50 (-2) -586 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 04' -8h 25' -1h 17' +5h 59' +8h 32' +7h 34' +8h 01' +8h 16' +1h 05' -6h 10' -8h 30' -7h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.2 -25.8 -26.1 -26.1 -26.1 -26.1 -26.1 -26.2 -26 -25.8 -26.1 -26.2   -26.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -9 -2 +2 +6 +5 +3 +1 -2 -8 -16 -17   -4.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.2 (-33) -19 (-34) -20.6 (-37) -19.3 (-35) -15.1 (-27) -12.3 (-22) -10.7 (-19) -12.1 (-22) -13.6 (-24) -16.5 (-30) -18.1 (-33) -18.2 (-33) -16.1 (-29)

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