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Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories vs Isfjord Radio, Svalbard Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada and Isfjord Radio, Svalbard, Norway is approximately 4,174 km or 2,594 mi.
  • To reach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Isfjord Radio, Svalbard bearing 326.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 193.9° or SSW .
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Isfjord Radio, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Isfjord Radio, Svalbard is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.2 °C (0.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.1 °C (47°F) more in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 23.4 mm (0.9 in) more which is equivalent to 23.4 l/m² (0.57 US gal/ft²) or 234,000 l/ha (25,016 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 623 more hours of sunlight per year in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. In whichever way circa 1h 42' more per day or about 1 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.3° higher in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories than in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories relative to Isfjord Radio, Svalbard. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Isfjord Radio, Svalbard vs Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -9 (-17) 2 (+3) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +16 (+30) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +3 (+5) -10 (-17) -14 (-24) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -12 (-21) -2 (-4) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +11 (+21) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) -11 (-20) -16 (-28) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -6 (-11) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -13 (-24) -18 (-33) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -7 (0) -6 (0) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +25 (+1) +28 (+1) +11 (+0) -6 (0) -3 (0) -11 (0) -12 (0) +23 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10)   -40 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 29' +2h 58' +1h 34' -1h 18' +0h 13' +2h 48' +3h 03' +3h 17' +1h 32' +2h 29' +1h 34' +0h 48'   +1h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 55' +7h 10' +1h 03' -5h 05' -6h 44' -5h 00' -5h 49' -7h 00' -0h 54' +5h 16' +6h 40' +5h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.4 +16.2 +16.4 +16.4 +16.3 +16.3 +16.2 +16.2 +16.1 +15.8 +16.3 +16.5   +16.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -7 -13 -20 -29 -34 -34 -28 -19 -8 +1 -4   -16.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.4 (-31) -12.2 (-22) -3.9 (-7) +3.7 (+7) +4.7 (+8) +4.3 (+8) +3.8 (+7) +3.7 (+7) +2 (+4) -0.2 (0) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -3.2 (-6)

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