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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Mazar-E-Sharif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway and Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan is approximately 4,895 km or 3,042 mi.
  • To reach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Mazar-E-Sharif bearing 343.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 300.9° or WNW .
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Mazar-E-Sharif has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual average temperature is 18.7 °C (33.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.7 °C (33.7°F) less in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 206.6 mm (8.1 in) more which is equivalent to 206.6 l/m² (5.07 US gal/ft²) or 2,066,000 l/ha (220,869 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.7° lower in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard than in Mazar-E-Sharif.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.6°C (15.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard relative to Mazar-E-Sharif. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mazar-E-Sharif 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) -12 (-22) -15 (-26) -20 (-37) -26 (-47) -30 (-54) -33 (-59) -32 (-57) -30 (-54) -27 (-48) -23 (-41) -16 (-30) -13 (-23) -23 (-42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -27 (-49) -28 (-51) -25 (-45) -20 (-37) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -20 (-35) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -15 (-27) -10 (-19) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -15 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) -6 (0) -11 (0) -6 (0) +12 (+0) +23 (+1) +24 (+1) +37 (+1) +48 (+2) +38 (+2) +23 (+1) +15 (+1) +207 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 47' -7h 06' -1h 00' +4h 10' +9h 53' +9h 32' +9h 45' +7h 06' +0h 51' -4h 23' -9h 58' -9h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.7 -37.6 -37.7 -37.8 -37.8 -37.8 -37.8 -37.8 -37.8 -37.6 -37.7 -37.8   -37.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +10 +16 +22 +41 +62 +65 +65 +61 +46 +25 +14   +36.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.5 (-14) -10 (-18) -14.5 (-26) -17.8 (-32) -14.4 (-26) -8 (-14) -7.1 (-13) -3.9 (-7) -2.4 (-4) -4.6 (-8) -5.9 (-11) -6.9 (-12) -8.6 (-15)

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