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Isfjord Radio, Svalbard vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Isfjord Radio, Svalbard, Norway and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,599 km or 5,343 mi.
  • To reach Isfjord Radio, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 348.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Isfjord Radio, Svalbard bearing 291.8° or WNW .
  • Isfjord Radio, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Isfjord Radio, Svalbard is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Puttalam is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 31.6 °C (56.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.3 °C (25.7°F) more in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 858 mm (33.8 in) less which is equivalent to 858 l/m² (21.06 US gal/ft²) or 8,580,000 l/ha (917,259 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 62° lower in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-68) -39 (-70) -42 (-76) -38 (-69) -33 (-60) -28 (-50) -24 (-44) -26 (-46) -29 (-52) -32 (-58) -34 (-60) -36 (-65) -33 (-60)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -36 (-64) -37 (-67) -40 (-72) -37 (-67) -32 (-58) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -31 (-55) -32 (-58) -34 (-61) -32 (-57)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-61) -35 (-64) -38 (-69) -37 (-66) -31 (-55) -25 (-45) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -25 (-46) -29 (-52) -31 (-56) -32 (-58) -30 (-54)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -15 (-1) -42 (-2) -161 (-6) -75 (-3) -23 (-1) +9 (+0) +24 (+1) -28 (-1) -199 (-8) -212 (-8) -107 (-4) -858 (-34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 35' -10h 27' -1h 38' +7h 18' +11h 38' +11h 32' +11h 34' +10h 18' +1h 24' -7h 35' -11h 37' -11h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -69.8 -69.4 -69.7 -62.3 -45.6 -39.2 -45.1 -61.8 -69.9 -69.4 -69.9 -70   -62

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