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Ny-Alesund vs Antsiranana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ny-Alesund, Norway and Antsiranana, Madagascar is approximately 10,394 km or 6,459 mi.
  • To reach Ny-Alesund in this distance one would set out from Antsiranana bearing 353.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Ny-Alesund bearing 323.6° or NW .
  • Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Antsiranana has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Antsiranana is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 31.7 °C (57°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.8 °C (30.2°F) more in Ny-Alesund. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 826.8 mm (32.6 in) less which is equivalent to 826.8 l/m² (20.29 US gal/ft²) or 8,268,000 l/ha (883,904 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 60.9° lower in Ny-Alesund than in Antsiranana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 25.9°C (46.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-72) -41 (-74) -41 (-73) -38 (-68) -30 (-53) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -24 (-44) -31 (-55) -36 (-65) -39 (-70) -32 (-57)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -311 (-12) -270 (-11) -141 (-6) -30 (-1) +4 (+0) 0 (0) +10 (+0) +21 (+1) +37 (+1) +20 (+1) -23 (-1) -144 (-6) -827 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 38' -11h 32' -1h 55' +8h 21' +12h 34' +12h 42' +12h 38' +11h 23' +1h 38' -8h 35' -12h 34' -12h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -90.8 -85.2 -65.8 -42.8 -26.2 -19.7 -25.7 -42.4 -65.1 -85.2 -90.5 -91.2   -60.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +5 +8 +14 +22 +28 +33 +32 +31 +27 +17 +8   +19.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -37.4 (-67) -38.7 (-70) -37.6 (-68) -32.9 (-59) -23.2 (-42) -15.5 (-28) -10.8 (-19) -11.7 (-21) -15.8 (-28) -22.6 (-41) -29.8 (-54) -35.2 (-63) -25.9 (-47)

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