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Isfjord Radio, Svalbard vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Isfjord Radio, Svalbard, Norway and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 19,395 km or 12,052 mi.
  • To reach Isfjord Radio, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 285.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Isfjord Radio, Svalbard bearing 281° or W .
  • Isfjord Radio, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The annual average temperature is 13.4 °C (24.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) less in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 124 mm (4.9 in) more which is equivalent to 124 l/m² (3.04 US gal/ft²) or 1,240,000 l/ha (132,564 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° higher in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +5 (+10) +12 (+22) +20 (+37) +25 (+46) +31 (+56) +32 (+57) +27 (+49) +16 (+30) +4 (+8) -5 (-8) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) -4 (0) +9 (+0) -3 (0) -1 (0) -9 (0) +8 (+0) +27 (+1) +26 (+1) +19 (+1) +25 (+1) +17 (+1) +124 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -21h 19' -3h 20' +14h 51' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +21h 01' +2h 51' -15h 23' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40 -21.1 +0.2 +23.1 +40.1 +46.7 +40.7 +23.6 +1.2 -21.3 -40 -47.1   +0.4

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