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Ny-Alesund vs Edinburgh, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ny-Alesund, Norway and Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk is approximately 2,610 km or 1,622 mi.
  • To reach Ny-Alesund in this distance one would set out from Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 7.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Ny-Alesund bearing 21.8° or NNE .
  • Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Edinburgh, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Edinburgh, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 14.8 °C (26.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.6 °C (15.5°F) more in Ny-Alesund. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 298 mm (11.7 in) less which is equivalent to 298 l/m² (7.31 US gal/ft²) or 2,980,000 l/ha (318,582 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.8° lower in Ny-Alesund than in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.5°C (26°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -19 (-33) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -16 (-30) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -30 (-1) -6 (0) -13 (-1) -19 (-1) -34 (-1) -32 (-1) -28 (-1) -25 (-1) -21 (-1) -28 (-1) -31 (-1) -31 (-1) -298 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 23' -8h 22' -1h 20' +6h 10' +7h 57' +6h 47' +7h 19' +8h 12' +1h 08' -6h 20' -7h 54' -6h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23 -22.5 -22.8 -22.9 -22.9 -22.9 -22.9 -22.8 -22.8 -22.5 -22.9 -22.9   -22.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -5 -3 +2 +3 +8 +8 +5 +2 -5 -11 -12   -1.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.1 (-33) -18.6 (-33) -19.4 (-35) -17.2 (-31) -12.8 (-23) -9.7 (-17) -8.1 (-15) -9.3 (-17) -11.5 (-21) -15.2 (-27) -16 (-29) -17.5 (-32) -14.5 (-26)

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