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Orkney Islands vs Agalega Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Agalega, Mauritius is approximately 9,350 km or 5,810 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Agalega bearing 333.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 301.6° or WNW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Agalega has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average annual temperature is 18.4 °C (33.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 705 mm (27.8 in) less which is equivalent to 705 l/m (17.3 US gal/ft) or 7,050,000 l/ha (753,692 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.7° lower in Orkney Islands than in Agalega.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18°C (32.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -25 (-44) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -24 (-42) -19 (-34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -18 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-30) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -175 (-7) -162 (-6) -104 (-4) -97 (-4) -68 (-3) -40 (-2) -30 (-1) +12 (+0) +21 (+1) +34 (+1) -18 (-1) -78 (-3) -705 (-28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 47' -3h 27' -0h 37' +2h 22' +5h 04' +6h 35' +5h 53' +3h 28' +0h 32' -2h 27' -5h 08' -6h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -68.9 -66 -47.8 -24.7 -8.1 -1.7 -7.6 -24.4 -47.1 -65.9 -68.8 -69.2   -41.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -3 -4 -8 -3 -3 -1 +3 +3 +5 +5 +4   -0.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -22.6 (-41) -23.4 (-42) -22.8 (-41) -22.1 (-40) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -12.1 (-22) -11.1 (-20) -12.9 (-23) -15.7 (-28) -18.9 (-34) -21 (-38) -18 (-32)

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