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Isfjord Radio, Svalbard vs Cape Town Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Isfjord Radio, Svalbard, Norway and Cape Town, South Africa is approximately 12,462 km or 7,744 mi.
  • To reach Isfjord Radio, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Cape Town bearing 358.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Isfjord Radio, Svalbard bearing 355.6° or N .
  • Isfjord Radio, Svalbard is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 20.5 °C (36.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) more in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 138 mm (5.4 in) less which is equivalent to 138 l/m (3.39 US gal/ft) or 1,380,000 l/ha (147,531 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 1891 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard. In whichever way circa 5h 11' less per day or about 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.3° lower in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard than in Cape Town.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.8°C (33.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Isfjord Radio, Svalbard relative to Cape Town. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cape Town vs Isfjord Radio, Svalbard.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-59) -33 (-59) -34 (-61) -27 (-49) -21 (-38) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -22 (-40) -26 (-47) -31 (-56) -23 (-42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -32 (-57) -32 (-57) -26 (-46) -18 (-32) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -24 (-42) -28 (-50) -20 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -24 (-43) -15 (-27) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -16 (-29) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +9 (+0) +3 (+0) -26 (-1) -48 (-2) -74 (-3) -58 (-2) -37 (-1) -5 (0) +36 (+1) +36 (+1) +14 (+1) -138 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +8 (+28) +7 (+23) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +9 (+29)   +45 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -10h 54' -10h 18' -6h 36' +0h 44' +2h 17' -0h 30' -0h 44' -2h 07' -4h 44' -8h 29' -9h 54' -11h 05'   -5h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 59' -11h 57' -1h 54' +8h 20' +13h 45' +14h 13' +14h 01' +11h 48' +1h 38' -8h 39' -13h 47' -14h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -83.6 -64.6 -43.4 -20.2 -3.6 +2.8 -3.2 -20 -42.8 -65 -83.6 -91   -43.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +9 +6 +0 -3 +1 +4 +3 +3 +5 +8 +11   +4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -27.7 (-50) -28.7 (-52) -29.5 (-53) -24.5 (-44) -17.7 (-32) -10.1 (-18) -5.7 (-10) -7.8 (-14) -11.5 (-21) -17.3 (-31) -21.1 (-38) -24.4 (-44) -18.8 (-34)

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