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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 7,117 km or 4,423 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 354.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 334.7° or NNW .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.3 °C (40.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.7 °C (31.9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 338.6 mm (13.3 in) less which is equivalent to 338.6 l/m² (8.31 US gal/ft²) or 3,386,000 l/ha (361,986 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 59.8° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.6°C (31.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -31 (-56) -32 (-58) -29 (-53) -22 (-40) -16 (-28) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -15 (-28) -20 (-37) -24 (-44) -27 (-48) -22 (-40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +8 (+0) +17 (+1) +5 (+0) -23 (-1) -34 (-1) -28 (-1) -157 (-6) -133 (-5) +4 (+0) -2 (0) -7 (0) +11 (+0) -339 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 12' -10h 18' -1h 37' +7h 17' +11h 17' +11h 06' +11h 11' +10h 09' +1h 23' -7h 31' -11h 16' -11h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -62.8 -62.4 -62.8 -62.9 -53 -46.6 -52.4 -62.9 -62.8 -62.4 -62.8 -63   -59.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +26 +28 +23 +25 +24 -1 -5 +16 +10 +5 +10   +15
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23.4 (-42) -23.5 (-42) -23.7 (-43) -22.2 (-40) -14.6 (-26) -8.9 (-16) -10.4 (-19) -12 (-22) -10.8 (-19) -17 (-31) -21.9 (-39) -22.9 (-41) -17.6 (-32)

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