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Bjornoya vs Jan Mayen b Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bjornoya, Norway and Jan Mayen b, Norway is approximately 985 km or 612 mi.
  • To reach Bjornoya in this distance one would set out from Jan Mayen b bearing 53.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Bjornoya bearing 80.1° or E .
  • Both have a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1 °C (1.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Bjornoya. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 316 mm (12.4 in) less which is equivalent to 316 l/m² (7.76 US gal/ft²) or 3,160,000 l/ha (337,825 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.6° lower in Bjornoya than in Jan Mayen b.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Bjornoya relative to Jan Mayen b. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Jan Mayen b vs Bjornoya.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -20 (-1) -27 (-1) -19 (-1) -22 (-1) -12 (0) -17 (-1) -25 (-1) -38 (-1) -38 (-1) -33 (-1) -34 (-1) -316 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 20' -2h 29' -0h 15' +1h 13' +1h 39' -0h 00' +0h 12' +2h 26' +0h 13' -1h 19' -1h 35' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.9 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.8 -3.6   -3.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +5 +4 +4 +3 +3 +3 +4 +6 +3 +6 +6   +4.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.8 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -0.9 (-2) -0.3 (-1) +0.2 (+0) +0.6 (+1) +0.2 (+0) +0.9 (+2) -0.1 (0) +0.5 (+1) -1.1 (-2) -0.3 (-1)

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