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Herat vs Ny-Alesund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Ny-Alesund, Norway is approximately 5,471 km or 3,400 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Ny-Alesund bearing 122.8° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 168.7° or SSE .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 22.2 °C (40°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 131.1 mm (5.2 in) less which is equivalent to 131.1 l/m² (3.22 US gal/ft²) or 1,311,000 l/ha (140,155 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.6° higher in Herat than in Ny-Alesund.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14°C (25.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +21 (+37) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +26 (+47) +26 (+46) +25 (+45) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +22 (+39) +18 (+33) +17 (+31) +22 (+41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +25 (+1) +9 (+0) +17 (+1) +7 (+0) -7 (0) -19 (-1) -29 (-1) -40 (-2) -46 (-2) -35 (-1) -21 (-1) +9 (+0) -131 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 59' +9h 54' +1h 36' -7h 12' -10h 13' -9h 45' -9h 57' -9h 44' -1h 22' +7h 24' +10h 11' +9h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +44.6 +44.1 +44.5 +44.7 +44.7 +44.7 +44.7 +44.7 +44.6 +44.2 +44.6 +44.7   +44.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -9 -16 -21 -34 -49 -56 -55 -48 -35 -17 -5   -28.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +15.8 (+28) +18.2 (+33) +20.6 (+37) +21.7 (+39) +16.5 (+30) +11 (+20) +7.8 (+14) +7.2 (+13) +8.7 (+16) +11.8 (+21) +13.6 (+24) +15.3 (+28) +14 (+25)

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