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Orkney Islands vs Albuquerque, New Mexico Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Albuquerque, New Mexico, Usa is approximately 7,444 km or 4,626 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Albuquerque, New Mexico bearing 33° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 120.2° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Albuquerque, New Mexico has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.3 °C (9.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.6 °C (28.1°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 722.4 mm (28.4 in) more which is equivalent to 722.4 l/m (17.73 US gal/ft) or 7,224,000 l/ha (772,294 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/5 as much.
  • There are 2256 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 10' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.9° lower in Orkney Islands than in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-2 (-4) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -6 (-11) +-2 (-3) -11 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) 0 (-1) -3 (-6) -6 (-12) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-21) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) 0 (-1) +3 (+6) -5 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +94 (+4) +67 (+3) +51 (+2) +38 (+1) +33 (+1) +31 (+1) +36 (+1) +33 (+1) +53 (+2) +90 (+4) +96 (+4) +99 (+4) +722 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +13 (+46) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +9 (+30) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +17 (+55)   +128 (+35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 00' -5h 50' -5h 48' -5h 08' -5h 30' -6h 30' -6h 15' -6h 07' -6h 40' -6h 30' -7h 06' -6h 38'   -6h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 11' -1h 50' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 45' +3h 41' +3h 14' +1h 51' +0h 16' -1h 17' -2h 47' -3h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -23.9 -23.9 -24 -24 -23.9 -23.9 -23.8 -23.8 -23.7 -23.7 -23.8 -23.9   -23.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +36 +40 +47 +48 +52 +54 +46 +44 +46 +47 +46 +37   +45.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +9.1 (+16) +7.8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7.4 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +1.1 (+2) +0.8 (+1) +4 (+7) +6.9 (+12) +9.5 (+17) +9.8 (+18) +6.5 (+12)

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