Svalbard Climate

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Climate: arctic, tempered by warm North Atlantic Current; cool summers, cold winters; North Atlantic Current flows along west and north coasts of Spitsbergen, keeping water open and navigable most of the year

Definition: This entry includes a brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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