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Ny-Alesund vs Alexandria, Sd Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ny-Alesund, Norway and Alexandria, Sd, Usa is approximately 5,628 km or 3,497 mi.
  • To reach Ny-Alesund in this distance one would set out from Alexandria, Sd bearing 13.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ny-Alesund bearing 119° or ESE .
  • Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Alexandria, Sd has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Alexandria, Sd is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 15.2 °C (27.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) less in Ny-Alesund. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 183.1 mm (7.2 in) less which is equivalent to 183.1 l/m² (4.49 US gal/ft²) or 1,831,000 l/ha (195,746 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.8° lower in Ny-Alesund than in Alexandria, Sd.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ny-Alesund relative to Alexandria, Sd. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Alexandria, Sd vs Ny-Alesund.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -10 (-18) -16 (-29) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16 (-30) -11 (-21) -6 (-11) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +18 (+1) +24 (+1) +2 (+0) -37 (-1) -57 (-2) -72 (-3) -43 (-2) -26 (-1) -13 (-1) -4 (0) +11 (+0) +15 (+1) -183 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 06' -9h 22' -1h 31' +6h 50' +9h 26' +8h 45' +9h 04' +9h 12' +1h 17' -7h 02' -9h 24' -8h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35 -34.6 -34.9 -35 -35 -34.9 -34.8 -34.8 -34.7 -34.3 -34.7 -34.9   -34.8

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