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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Atar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Atar, Mauritania is approximately 6,593 km or 4,097 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Atar bearing 6.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 31.4° or NNE .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Atar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 34.7 °C (62.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 60 mm (2.4 in) more which is equivalent to 60 l/m² (1.47 US gal/ft²) or 600,000 l/ha (64,144 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 56.9° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Atar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.8°C (32°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-64) -38 (-69) -40 (-73) -39 (-71) -35 (-64) -32 (-58) -29 (-52) -29 (-53) -33 (-59) -36 (-64) -36 (-64) -33 (-60) -35 (-62)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +8 (+0) +15 (+1) +19 (+1) +10 (+0) +7 (+0) +9 (+0) +10 (+0) -8 (0) -16 (-1) -7 (0) +6 (+0) +8 (+0) +60 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 54' -10h 07' -1h 35' +7h 09' +11h 01' +10h 46' +10h 53' +9h 58' +1h 21' -7h 23' -11h 00' -10h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -57.7 -57.2 -57.6 -57.7 -57.2 -51.9 -56.3 -57.7 -57.5 -57.2 -57.6 -57.8   -56.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +41 +46 +47 +48 +52 +51 +45 +41 +44 +46 +47 +39   +45.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22 (-40) -22.2 (-40) -23.3 (-42) -20.7 (-37) -14.2 (-26) -11 (-20) -12.7 (-23) -15.2 (-27) -16.7 (-30) -18.1 (-33) -17.6 (-32) -19.8 (-36) -17.8 (-32)

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