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Isfjord Radio, Svalbard vs Gibraltar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Isfjord Radio, Svalbard, Norway and Gibraltar, Gibraltar is approximately 4,747 km or 2,950 mi.
  • To reach Isfjord Radio, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Gibraltar bearing 5.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Isfjord Radio, Svalbard bearing 22.8° or NNE .
  • Isfjord Radio, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Gibraltar has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Isfjord Radio, Svalbard is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Gibraltar is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.3 °C (40.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 430 mm (16.9 in) less which is equivalent to 430 l/m² (10.55 US gal/ft²) or 4,300,000 l/ha (459,699 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 1748 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard. In whichever way circa 4h 47' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.8° lower in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard than in Gibraltar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.3°C (34.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -25 (-44) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -22 (-40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -126 (-5) -73 (-3) -82 (-3) -44 (-2) -5 (0) +15 (+1) +24 (+1) +37 (+1) +13 (+1) -16 (-1) -77 (-3) -96 (-4) -430 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +5 (+18) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +10.5 (+34) +13 (+42) +12 (+40) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +4 (+13)   +82.5 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 29' -5h 46' -3h 40' -0h 36' -1h 30' -5h 30' -6h 15' -6h 11' -6h 22' -6h 29' -4h 58' -4h 38'   -4h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 50' -9h 22' -1h 26' +6h 34' +10h 05' +9h 35' +9h 48' +9h 13' +1h 14' -6h 48' -10h 03' -9h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.9 -41.6 -41.8 -41.9 -41.9 -41.9 -41.8 -41.9 -41.8 -41.5 -41.8 -41.9   -41.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +9 +11 +11 +13 +16 +21 +18 +11 +7 +5 +7   +11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.1 (-38) -21.9 (-39) -24.1 (-43) -21.8 (-39) -18.3 (-33) -15.2 (-27) -13.8 (-25) -16.2 (-29) -18.1 (-33) -20.7 (-37) -20.3 (-37) -19.9 (-36) -19.3 (-35)

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