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Orkney Islands vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 8,803 km or 5,470 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 31.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 104.5° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Acapulco has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 19.4 °C (34.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 439 mm (17.3 in) less which is equivalent to 439 l/m (10.77 US gal/ft) or 4,390,000 l/ha (469,320 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1634 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 28' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.8° lower in Orkney Islands than in Acapulco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.1°C (32.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -25 (-46) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-37) -19 (-33) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -21 (-39) -24 (-43) -25 (-44) -21 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-39) -21 (-37) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-30) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +96 (+4) +78 (+3) +63 (+2) +46 (+2) +18 (+1) -225 (-9) -138 (-5) -237 (-9) -263 (-10) -32 (-1) +57 (+2) +98 (+4) -439 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +20 (+65) +16.5 (+58) +13.5 (+44) +12.5 (+42) +9 (+29) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) +9 (+29) +19 (+63) +20 (+65)   +113.5 (+31)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 38' -7h 15' -5h 44' -2h 42' -1h 48' -0h 56' -2h 34' -3h 00' -1h 42' -4h 52' -7h 36' -7h 56'   -4h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 22' -2h 34' -0h 27' +1h 45' +3h 48' +5h 01' +4h 27' +2h 35' +0h 23' -1h 49' -3h 51' -5h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -42.2 -42.1 -42.2 -42.3 -35.1 -28.8 -34.6 -42 -42 -41.8 -42 -42.1   -39.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +6 +6 -1 +3 +0 +2 +4 +0 +4 +8 +8   +4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -20.3 (-37) -20.6 (-37) -19.6 (-35) -20.1 (-36) -17.9 (-32) -16.9 (-30) -14.7 (-26) -14.2 (-26) -16 (-29) -17.8 (-32) -19 (-34) -19.7 (-35) -18.1 (-33)

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