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Orkney Islands vs Aklavik, Northwest Territories Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada is approximately 5,352 km or 3,326 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Aklavik, Northwest Territories bearing 30.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 158.3° or SSE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Aklavik, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.9 °C (30.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 34 °C (61.2°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 727 mm (28.6 in) more which is equivalent to 727 l/m² (17.84 US gal/ft²) or 7,270,000 l/ha (777,211 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/7 as much.
  • There are 726 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 59' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.2° higher in Orkney Islands than in Aklavik, Northwest Territories.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +29 (+52) +24 (+43) +16 (+29) +8 (+14) +0 (0) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) +15 (+27) +24 (+43) +30 (+54) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +31 (+56) +27 (+49) +19 (+34) +10 (+17) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +16 (+28) +26 (+46) +32 (+58) +17 (+30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+63) +33 (+59) +30 (+54) +22 (+40) +11 (+20) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +16 (+29) +27 (+49) +34 (+61) +19 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +92 (+4) +67 (+3) +56 (+2) +38 (+1) +36 (+1) +27 (+1) +39 (+2) +42 (+2) +50 (+2) +89 (+4) +90 (+4) +101 (+4) +727 (+29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +9 (+32) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +13 (+42)   +86 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 40' -1h 12' -2h 30' -4h 14' -4h 07' -7h 42' -4h 32' -2h 29' +0h 38' +0h 13' +0h 36' +0h 48'   -1h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 48' +1h 50' +0h 17' -1h 10' -3h 30' -6h 00' -4h 58' -1h 51' -0h 15' +1h 13' +3h 36' +5h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.9 +9.1 +9.1 +9.2 +9.2 +9.3 +9.4 +9.4 +9.4 +9.4 +9.1 +9.2   +9.2

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