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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Galva, Il Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway and Galva, Il, Usa is approximately 6,157 km or 3,826 mi.
  • To reach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Galva, Il bearing 17.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 120.2° or ESE .
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Galva, Il has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean temperature is 10.7 °C (19.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.6 °C (33.5°F) less in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 556 mm (21.9 in) less which is equivalent to 556 l/m² (13.65 US gal/ft²) or 5,560,000 l/ha (594,401 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.2° lower in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard than in Galva, Il.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard relative to Galva, Il. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Galva, Il 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) +-2 (-3) -5 (-8) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -16 (-28) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) -14 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -9 (-17) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -14 (-26) -11 (-19) -6 (-10) -1 (-1) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) 0 (-1) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -3 (0) -39 (-2) -81 (-3) -76 (-3) -82 (-3) -82 (-3) -61 (-2) -55 (-2) -28 (-1) -29 (-1) -21 (-1) -556 (-22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 23' -6h 52' -0h 57' +4h 00' +9h 32' +9h 05' +9h 21' +6h 52' +0h 49' -4h 13' -9h 37' -9h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.3 -33.3 -33.4 -33.5 -33.4 -33.4 -33.3 -33.2 -33.1 -33 -33.2 -33.3   -33.2

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