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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Salem, Or Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway and Salem, Or, Usa is approximately 6,441 km or 4,003 mi.
  • To reach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Salem, Or bearing 11.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 149.2° or SSE .
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Salem, Or has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • The annual average temperature is 12.6 °C (22.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.1 °C (5.6°F) less in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 601.7 mm (23.7 in) less which is equivalent to 601.7 l/m² (14.77 US gal/ft²) or 6,017,000 l/ha (643,257 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.5° lower in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard than in Salem, Or.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard relative to Salem, Or. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Salem, Or 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 (-27) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -16 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -111 (-4) -85 (-3) -73 (-3) -40 (-2) -25 (-1) -11 (0) +10 (+0) +18 (+1) +9 (+0) -34 (-1) -124 (-5) -136 (-5) -602 (-24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 00' -6h 38' -0h 55' +3h 51' +9h 12' +8h 39' +8h 58' +6h 38' +0h 47' -4h 03' -9h 16' -8h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.6 -29.6 -29.7 -29.7 -29.7 -29.6 -29.5 -29.4 -29.4 -29.2 -29.4 -29.6   -29.5

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