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Gor’Kij vs Ny-Alesund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gor’Kij, Russia and Ny-Alesund, Norway is approximately 2,778 km or 1,726 mi.
  • To reach Gor’Kij in this distance one would set out from Ny-Alesund bearing 135.9° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gor’Kij bearing 166.1° or SSE .
  • Gor’Kij has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Gor’Kij is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.4 °C (18.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) more in Gor’Kij. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 248.5 mm (9.8 in) more which is equivalent to 248.5 l/m² (6.1 US gal/ft²) or 2,485,000 l/ha (265,663 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.6° higher in Gor’Kij than in Ny-Alesund.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +11 (+19) +17 (+30) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +10 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+0) -3 (0) -11 (0) +14 (+1) +35 (+1) +45 (+2) +47 (+2) +27 (+1) +11 (+0) +22 (+1) +24 (+1) +23 (+1) +249 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 21' +8h 20' +1h 20' -6h 09' -7h 55' -6h 43' -7h 16' -8h 11' -1h 08' +6h 19' +7h 52' +6h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.7 +22.2 +22.6 +22.7 +22.7 +22.7 +22.7 +22.7 +22.7 +22.3 +22.7 +22.7   +22.6

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