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Ny-Alesund vs Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ny-Alesund, Norway and Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 11,055 km or 6,870 mi.
  • To reach Ny-Alesund in this distance one would set out from Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua bearing 351.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Ny-Alesund bearing 232.4° or SW .
  • Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 32.4 °C (58.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.9 °C (35.8°F) more in Ny-Alesund. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1457 mm (57.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1457 l/m² (35.76 US gal/ft²) or 14,570,000 l/ha (1,557,630 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 63.3° lower in Ny-Alesund than in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 31.9°C (57.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ny-Alesund relative to Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua 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) -37 (-67) -30 (-54) -25 (-44) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -26 (-47) -32 (-57) -36 (-64) -39 (-69) -32 (-58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -205 (-8) -203 (-8) -200 (-8) -161 (-6) -66 (-3) -56 (-2) -41 (-2) -68 (-3) -80 (-3) -47 (-2) -147 (-6) -183 (-7) -1457 (-57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 07' -11h 13' -1h 51' +8h 08' +12h 06' +12h 08' +12h 07' +11h 04' +1h 35' -8h 21' -12h 07' -12h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -81.2 -80.3 -75.2 -52.6 -36 -29.5 -35.4 -52 -74.5 -80.4 -81.2 -81.4   -63.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -5 -4 -5 -4 +1 +4 +4 +2 -3 -10 -10   -3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -40 (-72) -40.8 (-73) -40 (-72) -36.9 (-66) -29.8 (-54) -23.7 (-43) -20.1 (-36) -20.9 (-38) -24.8 (-45) -30.9 (-56) -36 (-65) -38.8 (-70) -31.9 (-57)

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