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Orkney Islands vs Taif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Taif, Saudi Arabia is approximately 5,397 km or 3,354 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Taif bearing 331.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 301.3° or WNW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Taif has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.3 °C (25.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 829 mm (32.6 in) more which is equivalent to 829 l/m (20.35 US gal/ft) or 8,290,000 l/ha (886,256 US gal/ac) more. About 8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37° lower in Orkney Islands than in Taif.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +97 (+4) +75 (+3) +50 (+2) +51 (+2) +15 (+1) +41 (+2) +67 (+3) +69 (+3) +71 (+3) +102 (+4) +86 (+3) +105 (+4) +829 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 06' -2h 24' -0h 25' +1h 38' +3h 34' +4h 42' +4h 10' +2h 25' +0h 22' -1h 41' -3h 37' -4h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -37.4 -37.2 -37.3 -37.4 -37.2 -33.5 -36.7 -37.5 -37.4 -37.3 -37.4 -37.4   -37
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +25 +30 +35 +32 +42 +54 +53 +54 +53 +45 +31 +28   +40.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -5.9 (-11) -5.5 (-10) -5.6 (-10) -6.3 (-11) -3.9 (-7) +1.8 (+3) +2.2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1.2 (+2) -1.6 (-3) -5.1 (-9) -4.8 (-9) -2.6 (-5)

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