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Orkney Islands vs Albany, New York Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Albany, New York, Usa is approximately 5,019 km or 3,119 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Albany, New York bearing 43.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 101.7° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Albany, New York has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean temperature is 0.4 °C (0.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.4 °C (34.9°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 29.5 mm (1.2 in) more which is equivalent to 29.5 l/m (0.72 US gal/ft) or 295,000 l/ha (31,537 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1202 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 17' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Orkney Islands than in Albany, New York.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +0 (+1) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-21) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) +-1 (-2) +5 (+10) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +8 (+15) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) -1 (-3) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +11 (+19) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +45 (+2) +21 (+1) -9 (0) -25 (-1) -41 (-2) -46 (-2) -10 (0) -13 (-1) +3 (+0) +41 (+2) +25 (+1) +38 (+1) +30 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +6 (+21) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +10 (+32)   +53 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 01' -3h 21' -3h 05' -2h 02' -2h 32' -3h 50' -5h 29' -4h 23' -3h 06' -3h 23' -2h 24' -2h 46'   -3h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 30' -1h 25' -0h 15' +0h 57' +2h 09' +2h 54' +2h 33' +1h 25' +0h 12' -0h 59' -2h 11' -2h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -16.2 -16.2 -16.2 -16.3 -16.2 -16.2 -16.1 -16.1 -16.1 -16 -16.1 -16.2   -16.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +20 +23 +23 +27 +23 +27 +29 +24 +28 +25 +21   +24.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +12.9 (+23) +11.4 (+21) +7.4 (+13) +3.5 (+6) +1.2 (+2) -2.8 (-5) -2.4 (-4) -1 (-2) +0.6 (+1) +4.7 (+8) +6.6 (+12) +11 (+20) +4.4 (+8)

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