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Cairns vs Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway is approximately 12,853 km or 7,987 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 58.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 166.2° or SSE .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 26.2 °C (47.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1671.4 mm (65.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1671.4 l/m² (41.02 US gal/ft²) or 16,714,000 l/ha (1,786,838 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 54.4° higher in Cairns than in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cairns relative to Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard vs Cairns.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +36 (+64) +35 (+63) +34 (+62) +31 (+56) +27 (+48) +22 (+39) +19 (+33) +20 (+35) +23 (+41) +27 (+49) +31 (+55) +33 (+60) +28 (+51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+61) +34 (+62) +34 (+61) +30 (+55) +25 (+45) +19 (+35) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +25 (+44) +29 (+51) +32 (+57) +26 (+47)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +34 (+60) +33 (+59) +30 (+53) +23 (+41) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +15 (+26) +17 (+30) +22 (+39) +26 (+48) +30 (+55) +24 (+44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +358 (+14) +393 (+15) +416 (+16) +203 (+8) +84 (+3) +27 (+1) +2 (+0) -15 (-1) -15 (-1) +2 (+0) +64 (+3) +153 (+6) +1671 (+66)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 53' +9h 02' +1h 21' -5h 30' -12h 37' -12h 59' -12h 53' -9h 02' -1h 09' +5h 45' +12h 44' +12h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +90.2 +77.8 +57.1 +33.9 +17.3 +10.8 +16.7 +33.3 +56.1 +77.8 +89.9 +91.3   +54.4

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