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

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  • The distance between Jamestown, Saint Helena and Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard, Norway is approximately 10,208 km or 6,343 mi.
  • To reach Jamestown in this distance one would set out from Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard bearing 203.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Jamestown bearing 186.5° or S .
  • Jamestown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 23.2 °C (41.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Jamestown. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 256 mm (10.1 in) less which is equivalent to 256 l/m² (6.28 US gal/ft²) or 2,560,000 l/ha (273,681 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 54.9° higher in Jamestown than in Bear Island/ Bjørnøya, Svalbard.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19°C (34.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Jamestown 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 Jamestown.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +31 (+56) +32 (+58) +29 (+52) +23 (+41) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +26 (+47) +24 (+42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+55) +31 (+56) +31 (+56) +29 (+52) +23 (+41) +19 (+33) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +17 (+30) +20 (+35) +23 (+41) +27 (+48) +23 (+42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +31 (+56) +32 (+58) +29 (+52) +22 (+40) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +19 (+34) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +23 (+41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -19 (-1) -13 (-1) -12 (0) -5 (0) -5 (0) +9 (+0) -27 (-1) -43 (-2) -40 (-2) -36 (-1) -34 (-1) -256 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17 ( -55) -14 ( -50) -15 ( -48) -14 ( -47) -11 ( -35) -8 ( -27) -5 ( -16) -14 ( -45) -19 ( -63) -21 ( -68) -20 ( -67) -20 ( -65)   -178 ( -49)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 50' +9h 00' +1h 20' -5h 28' -12h 34' -12h 55' -12h 50' -9h 00' -1h 09' +5h 44' +12h 42' +12h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +89.5 +78.5 +57.9 +34.8 +18.2 +11.8 +17.7 +34.4 +57.2 +78.7 +89.1 +90.4   +54.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -22 -24 -21 -13 -17 -16 -13 -14 -15 -15 -24   -18.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +24.6 (+44) +25.6 (+46) +25.3 (+46) +23.8 (+43) +19.6 (+35) +14.9 (+27) +11.7 (+21) +12.3 (+22) +13.5 (+24) +16 (+29) +19.5 (+35) +21 (+38) +19 (+34)

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