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Orkney Islands vs Akita Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Akita, Japan is approximately 8,525 km or 5,298 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Akita bearing 341.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 208.4° or SSW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Akita has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.8 °C (28.4°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 798.4 mm (31.4 in) less which is equivalent to 798.4 l/m² (19.59 US gal/ft²) or 7,984,000 l/ha (853,543 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.2° lower in Orkney Islands than in Akita.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) +1 (+3) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -11 (-21) -8 (-15) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +1 (+3) +4 (+6) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -14 (-1) -33 (-1) -83 (-3) -68 (-3) -71 (-3) -116 (-5) -115 (-5) -104 (-4) -37 (-1) -75 (-3) -60 (-2) -798 (-31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 47' -1h 36' -0h 16' +1h 05' +2h 24' +3h 14' +2h 50' +1h 36' +0h 14' -1h 07' -2h 26' -3h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.1 -19 -19 -19.1 -19.1 -19.2 -19.2 -19.4 -19.3 -19.2 -19.3 -19.2   -19.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +9 +11 +6 +6 +0 -1 +4 +4 +10 +13 +12   +7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.5 (+10) +5.3 (+10) +3.8 (+7) -1.3 (-2) -3.8 (-7) -7.4 (-13) -9.6 (-17) -10.3 (-19) -7.1 (-13) -2.2 (-4) +1.4 (+3) +4.4 (+8) -1.8 (-3)

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