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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard Climate & Temperature

  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway is at 74°31'N, 19°10'E, 14 m (46 ft). See map.
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Köppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • The annual average temperature is -1.4 degrees Celsius (29.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 393 mm (15.5 inches) which is equivalent to 393 Litres/m² (9.64 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (25) -4 (25) -4 (25) -2 (28) 1 (34) 4 (39) 7 (45) 7 (45) 5 (41) 2 (36) 0 (32) -2 (28) 1 (34)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (20) -7 (19) -7 (19) -5 (23) -1 (30) 3 (37) 5 (41) 5 (41) 4 (38) 1 (33) -2 (28) -5 (24) -1 (30)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (16) -10 (14) -10 (14) -8 (18) -3 (27) 1 (34) 3 (37) 3 (37) 2 (36) -1 (30) -4 (25) -7 (19) -4 (26)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 39 (2) 29 (1) 33 (1) 22 (1) 23 (1) 23 (1) 24 (1) 37 (1) 48 (2) 42 (2) 36 (1) 37 (1) 393 (15)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 21 (68) 18 (64) 20 (65) 17 (57) 15 (48) 14 (47) 13 (42) 17 (55) 21 (70) 22 (71) 20 (67) 21 (68) 219 (60)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 0h 50' 4h 21' 11h 34' 17h 57' 0h 40' 0h 50' 0h 50' 21h 19' 13h 54' 7h 28' 0h 52' 0h 50' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). -4.3 5.1 15.8 27.4 35.7 38.9 35.9 27.6 16.2 4.9 -4.4 -7.9 15.9

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