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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Pontianak, Borneo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway and Pontianak, Borneo, Indonesia is approximately 10,014 km or 6,223 mi.
  • To reach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Pontianak, Borneo bearing 344.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 269.8° or W .
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Pontianak, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 29.2 °C (52.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11 °C (19.8°F) more in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2788 mm (109.8 in) less which is equivalent to 2788 l/m² (68.42 US gal/ft²) or 27,880,000 l/ha (2,980,557 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 59° lower in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard than in Pontianak, Borneo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 23.7°C (42.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard relative to Pontianak, Borneo. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Pontianak, Borneo 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) -35 (-63) -36 (-65) -36 (-65) -34 (-61) -31 (-56) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -30 (-54) -31 (-56) -33 (-59) -31 (-56)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-60) -35 (-63) -35 (-63) -33 (-59) -29 (-52) -26 (-46) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -25 (-44) -28 (-50) -30 (-54) -32 (-57) -29 (-53)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-58) -34 (-61) -34 (-61) -32 (-58) -27 (-49) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -31 (-56) -27 (-49)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -235 (-9) -179 (-7) -208 (-8) -255 (-10) -259 (-10) -201 (-8) -141 (-6) -166 (-7) -181 (-7) -324 (-13) -353 (-14) -286 (-11) -2788 (-110)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +5 (+18) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6)   +35 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 00' -8h 28' -1h 15' +5h 07' +11h 50' +12h 00' +12h 00' +8h 29' +1h 04' -5h 21' -11h 57' -12h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -74.2 -73.8 -72.4 -50.8 -34.1 -27.7 -33.5 -50.2 -71.9 -73.8 -74.2 -74.5   -59
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +22 +24 +20 +19 +23 +27 +27 +26 +22 +19 +20   +22.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.5 (-51) -29.4 (-53) -29.1 (-52) -27.9 (-50) -24 (-43) -20.2 (-36) -16.8 (-30) -16.7 (-30) -18.4 (-33) -22 (-40) -25.2 (-45) -26.7 (-48) -23.7 (-43)

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