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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Apia, Upolu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway and Apia, Upolu, Samoa is approximately 13,229 km or 8,221 mi.
  • To reach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Apia, Upolu bearing 356.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 192.2° or SSW .
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Apia, Upolu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 27.8 °C (50°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 2460 mm (96.9 in) less which is equivalent to 2460 l/m² (60.37 US gal/ft²) or 24,600,000 l/ha (2,629,903 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 55.9° lower in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard than in Apia, Upolu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 24.8°C (44.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard relative to Apia, Upolu. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Apia, Upolu 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) -34 (-61) -33 (-59) -34 (-61) -32 (-58) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -30 (-54) -32 (-58) -29 (-51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-60) -34 (-60) -34 (-60) -32 (-58) -27 (-49) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -29 (-51) -31 (-56) -28 (-50)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-59) -34 (-61) -33 (-59) -32 (-58) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -30 (-54) -27 (-49)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -416 (-16) -357 (-14) -325 (-13) -232 (-9) -137 (-5) -107 (-4) -57 (-2) -52 (-2) -84 (-3) -128 (-5) -231 (-9) -334 (-13) -2460 (-97)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +4 (+13) +2 (+6)   +48 (+13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 43' -8h 55' -1h 20' +5h 25' +12h 28' +12h 48' +12h 43' +8h 56' +1h 08' -5h 41' -12h 35' -12h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -87.8 -80.1 -59.8 -36.7 -20.2 -13.9 -19.9 -36.7 -59.5 -80.4 -87.3 -88.3   -55.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +9 +10 +10 +9 +16 +15 +16 +14 +11 +12 +12   +11.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -31.1 (-56) -31 (-56) -30.9 (-56) -29.2 (-53) -24.3 (-44) -19.9 (-36) -17.7 (-32) -18 (-32) -19.3 (-35) -23.1 (-42) -25.4 (-46) -28 (-50) -24.8 (-45)

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