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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Prince George, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway and Prince George, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 5,459 km or 3,393 mi.
  • To reach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Prince George, British Columbia bearing 12.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 151.2° or SSE .
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Prince George, British Columbia has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The mean temperature is 5.1 °C (9.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.2 °C (23.8°F) less in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 221.6 mm (8.7 in) less which is equivalent to 221.6 l/m² (5.44 US gal/ft²) or 2,216,000 l/ha (236,905 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.5° lower in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard than in Prince George, British Columbia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard relative to Prince George, British Columbia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Prince George, British Columbia 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) -3 (-6) -9 (-15) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) +-1 (-1) +3 (+5) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +0 (+1) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -15 (-1) -6 (0) -1 (0) -6 (0) -29 (-1) -42 (-2) -36 (-1) -24 (-1) -11 (0) -17 (-1) -17 (-1) -17 (-1) -222 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +5 (+18) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +5 (+16)   +56 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 47' -5h 55' -0h 47' +3h 22' +8h 08' +7h 14' +7h 43' +5h 55' +0h 40' -3h 33' -8h 11' -7h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.7 -20.6 -20.8 -20.8 -20.7 -20.7 -20.6 -20.5 -20.4 -20.3 -20.5 -20.7   -20.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +14 +25 +36 +39 +38 +37 +33 +31 +20 +7 +5   +24.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4 (+7) +0.4 (+1) -2.3 (-4) -2.5 (-5) -1.5 (-3) -2.3 (-4) -2.3 (-4) -2.6 (-5) +0 (+0) -0.5 (-1) +2 (+4) +4.5 (+8) -0.3 (-1)

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