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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Chaska, Mn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway and Chaska, Mn, Usa is approximately 5,863 km or 3,643 mi.
  • To reach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Chaska, Mn bearing 18° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 124.7° or SE .
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Chaska, Mn has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.2 °C (16.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22 °C (39.6°F) less in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 351.1 mm (13.8 in) less which is equivalent to 351.1 l/m² (8.62 US gal/ft²) or 3,511,000 l/ha (375,349 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.6° lower in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard than in Chaska, Mn.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard relative to Chaska, Mn. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Chaska, Mn vs Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +-3 (-5) -10 (-17) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -22 (-39) -18 (-33) -15 (-26) -6 (-11) +0 (+1) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +0 (+1) -7 (-13) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -10 (-17) -3 (-6) +3 (+5) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +3 (+6) -5 (-8) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -1 (-1) +5 (+9) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) +12 (+0) -11 (0) -40 (-2) -67 (-3) -87 (-3) -84 (-3) -62 (-2) -30 (-1) -14 (-1) -3 (0) +14 (+1) -351 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 01' -6h 39' -0h 55' +3h 51' +9h 12' +8h 40' +8h 59' +6h 39' +0h 47' -4h 03' -9h 17' -8h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.7 -29.7 -29.8 -29.8 -29.8 -29.7 -29.7 -29.6 -29.5 -29.4 -29.6 -29.7   -29.6

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