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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Madison, Wisconsin Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway and Madison, Wisconsin, Usa is approximately 5,931 km or 3,686 mi.
  • To reach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Madison, Wisconsin bearing 18.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 120.4° or ESE .
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Madison, Wisconsin has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average temperature is 8.7 °C (15.6°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 391.3 mm (15.4 in) less which is equivalent to 391.3 l/m² (9.6 US gal/ft²) or 3,913,000 l/ha (418,326 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.3° lower in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard than in Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard relative to Madison, Wisconsin. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Madison, Wisconsin 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) +0 (0) -3 (-5) -9 (-17) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -14 (-24) -7 (-12) +-1 (-1) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +2 (+0) -22 (-1) -51 (-2) -57 (-2) -70 (-3) -62 (-2) -66 (-3) -38 (-1) -13 (-1) -17 (-1) -10 (0) -391 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +10 (+35) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +8 (+26) +12 (+40) +15 (+48) +12 (+40) +13 (+42)   +111 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 12' -6h 45' -0h 56' +3h 55' +9h 22' +8h 52' +9h 09' +6h 45' +0h 48' -4h 08' -9h 26' -8h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.3 -31.3 -31.5 -31.5 -31.4 -31.4 -31.3 -31.2 -31.2 -31 -31.2 -31.4   -31.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +17 +24 +32 +31 +33 +38 +34 +33 +31 +21 +17   +27.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.5 (+8) +1.8 (+3) -3.4 (-6) -5.7 (-10) -7.4 (-13) -9.1 (-16) -7.9 (-14) -7.6 (-14) -4.8 (-9) -2.3 (-4) -0.4 (-1) +3.6 (+6) -3.2 (-6)

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