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Poltava vs Sodankyla, Lapland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Poltava, Ukraine and Sodankyla, Lapland, Finland is approximately 2,025 km or 1,258 mi.
  • To reach Poltava in this distance one would set out from Sodankyla, Lapland bearing 163.4° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Poltava bearing 170.2° or S .
  • Poltava has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Sodankyla, Lapland has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Poltava is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Sodankyla, Lapland is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.5 °C (15.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Poltava. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 68 mm (2.7 in) more which is equivalent to 68 l/m² (1.67 US gal/ft²) or 680,000 l/ha (72,697 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.6° higher in Poltava than in Sodankyla, Lapland.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Poltava relative to Sodankyla, Lapland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sodankyla, Lapland vs Poltava.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +11 (+0) +10 (+0) +16 (+1) +16 (+1) +4 (+0) +6 (+0) -17 (-1) -11 (0) -9 (0) +10 (+0) +20 (+1) +68 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 43' +2h 32' +0h 25' -1h 39' -4h 18' -7h 44' -5h 56' -2h 33' -0h 21' +1h 43' +4h 23' +7h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.5 +17.6 +17.8 +17.7 +17.7 +17.7 +17.7 +17.8 +17.8 +17.7 +17.5 +17.4   +17.6

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