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Orkney Islands vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 5,857 km or 3,640 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 326.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 285° or WNW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 18.6 °C (33.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 859.1 mm (33.8 in) more which is equivalent to 859.1 l/m² (21.08 US gal/ft²) or 8,591,000 l/ha (918,435 US gal/ac) more. About 10 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.4° lower in Orkney Islands than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.5°C (24.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Orkney Islands relative to Abu Dhabi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Abu Dhabi vs Orkney Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -20 (-35) -21 (-39) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -21 (-39) -21 (-37) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -19 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +37 (+1) +40 (+2) +44 (+2) +46 (+2) +46 (+2) +71 (+3) +75 (+3) +78 (+3) +113 (+4) +105 (+4) +103 (+4) +859 (+34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 55' -2h 18' -0h 24' +1h 33' +3h 24' +4h 30' +3h 59' +2h 18' +0h 21' -1h 37' -3h 27' -4h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.4 -34.3 -34.4 -34.4 -34.4 -34.4 -34.3 -34.5 -34.5 -34.4 -34.4 -34.4   -34.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +15 +18 +19 +26 +20 +23 +24 +20 +21 +20 +18   +20
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.4 (-19) -11.5 (-21) -12.6 (-23) -14.2 (-26) -14 (-25) -15.4 (-28) -14.9 (-27) -14.9 (-27) -15.3 (-28) -14.3 (-26) -13 (-23) -10.9 (-20) -13.5 (-24)

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