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Svalbard Lufthavn vs Athens Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway and Athens, Greece is approximately 4,492 km or 2,791 mi.
  • To reach Svalbard Lufthavn in this distance one would set out from Athens bearing 357.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 350° or N .
  • Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Athens has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Svalbard Lufthavn is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Athens is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 24.3 °C (43.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.4 °C (7.9°F) more in Svalbard Lufthavn. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 196.2 mm (7.7 in) less which is equivalent to 196.2 l/m² (4.82 US gal/ft²) or 1,962,000 l/ha (209,751 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.2° lower in Svalbard Lufthavn than in Athens.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.5°C (36.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -25 (-44) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -25 (-44) -24 (-44) -24 (-44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -29 (-1) -23 (-1) -18 (-1) -10 (0) +1 (+0) +14 (+1) +18 (+1) +8 (+0) -35 (-1) -38 (-1) -53 (-2) -196 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 41' -9h 22' -1h 27' +6h 38' +9h 56' +9h 24' +9h 39' +9h 13' +1h 14' -6h 50' -9h 55' -9h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40.2 -39.8 -40.2 -40.2 -40.2 -40.2 -40.2 -40.3 -40.1 -39.8 -40.2 -40.3   -40.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +3 +6 +10 +15 +20 +27 +26 +19 +7 -2 -2   +10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23.2 (-42) -24.3 (-44) -25 (-45) -24.3 (-44) -19.8 (-36) -16.5 (-30) -13.4 (-24) -14.3 (-26) -17.1 (-31) -20.9 (-38) -23.7 (-43) -23.4 (-42) -20.5 (-37)

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