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Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Vegreville, Ab Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway and Vegreville, Ab, Canada is approximately 5,330 km or 3,312 mi.
  • To reach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard in this distance one would set out from Vegreville, Ab bearing 15.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 143° or SE .
  • Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Vegreville, Ab has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.4 °C (36.7°F) less in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 9.8 mm (0.4 in) less which is equivalent to 9.8 l/m² (0.24 US gal/ft²) or 98,000 l/ha (10,477 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.9° lower in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard than in Vegreville, Ab.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard relative to Vegreville, Ab. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Vegreville, Ab 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) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) +-3 (-5) -12 (-21) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -11 (-21) -9 (-16) +1 (+3) +7 (+12) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +6 (+10) +0 (+0) -8 (-15) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +5 (+8) +10 (+17) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +9 (+15) +3 (+5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +1 (+3) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) +17 (+1) +19 (+1) +6 (+0) -15 (-1) -50 (-2) -59 (-2) -24 (-1) +7 (+0) +27 (+1) +22 (+1) +20 (+1) -10 (0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 51' -5h 57' -0h 47' +3h 23' +8h 11' +7h 19' +7h 47' +5h 57' +0h 41' -3h 34' -8h 15' -7h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21 -21 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21 -20.9 -20.8 -20.8 -20.7 -20.9 -21   -20.9

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