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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs New Plymouth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway and New Plymouth, New Zealand is approximately 15,858 km or 9,854 mi.
  • To reach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from New Plymouth bearing 349.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 212.7° or SSW .
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas New Plymouth has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.9 °C (26.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1070.7 mm (42.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1070.7 l/m² (26.28 US gal/ft²) or 10,707,000 l/ha (1,144,649 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.7° lower in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard than in New Plymouth.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -20 (-35) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -21 (-37) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -68 (-3) -66 (-3) -75 (-3) -94 (-4) -116 (-5) -127 (-5) -136 (-5) -98 (-4) -67 (-3) -74 (-3) -80 (-3) -72 (-3) -1071 (-42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -14h 24' -9h 58' -1h 31' +6h 08' +13h 58' +14h 41' +14h 26' +9h 58' +1h 18' -6h 25' -14h 06' -14h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -75.1 -56.4 -35.1 -11.9 +4.8 +11.3 +5.4 -11.2 -34 -56.5 -75 -82.3   -34.7

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