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Isfjord Radio, Svalbard vs Gijon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Isfjord Radio, Svalbard, Norway and Gijon, Spain is approximately 3,932 km or 2,443 mi.
  • To reach Isfjord Radio, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Gijon bearing 6.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Isfjord Radio, Svalbard bearing 24.4° or NNE .
  • Isfjord Radio, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Gijon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.9 °C (32.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) more in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 697 mm (27.4 in) less which is equivalent to 697 l/m² (17.11 US gal/ft²) or 6,970,000 l/ha (745,139 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 603 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard. In whichever way circa 1h 39' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.5° lower in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard than in Gijon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.7°C (28.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -19 (-34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -88 (-3) -68 (-3) -51 (-2) -60 (-2) -73 (-3) -40 (-2) -17 (-1) -28 (-1) -39 (-2) -66 (-3) -71 (-3) -96 (-4) -697 (-27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -4) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6)   -8 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 44' -3h 43' -2h 03' +2h 02' +2h 27' -0h 24' -1h 23' -2h 23' -2h 14' -3h 56' -3h 04' -2h 27'   -1h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 09' -8h 58' -1h 22' +6h 17' +9h 29' +8h 49' +9h 07' +8h 48' +1h 10' -6h 31' -9h 27' -8h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.5 -34.2 -34.5 -34.5 -34.5 -34.5 -34.4 -34.5 -34.5 -34.1 -34.4 -34.6   -34.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +9 +11 +7 +5 +9 +13 +11 +6 +6 +8 +6   +8.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.3 (-31) -17.6 (-32) -20.7 (-37) -18.8 (-34) -15.2 (-27) -12.4 (-22) -11.2 (-20) -12.5 (-23) -14.8 (-27) -16.6 (-30) -15.3 (-28) -16.3 (-29) -15.7 (-28)

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