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Orkney Islands vs Alert, Nunavut Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Alert, Nunavut, Canada is approximately 3,104 km or 1,929 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Alert, Nunavut bearing 108.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 166.1° or SSE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alert, Nunavut has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 26.2 °C (47.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28 °C (50.4°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 793.7 mm (31.2 in) more which is equivalent to 793.7 l/m˛ (19.48 US gal/ft˛) or 7,937,000 l/ha (848,518 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.5° higher in Orkney Islands than in Alert, Nunavut.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 26.6°C (47.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+62) +36 (+65) +36 (+66) +30 (+55) +21 (+37) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +21 (+37) +27 (+49) +32 (+57) +33 (+59) +25 (+46)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +36 (+65) +38 (+68) +38 (+69) +32 (+57) +21 (+37) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +21 (+38) +29 (+51) +34 (+60) +35 (+62) +26 (+47)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +38 (+68) +39 (+71) +40 (+72) +33 (+59) +21 (+37) +11 (+21) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +22 (+39) +30 (+54) +36 (+64) +36 (+66) +27 (+49)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +97 (+4) +74 (+3) +58 (+2) +42 (+2) +36 (+1) +33 (+1) +46 (+2) +51 (+2) +54 (+2) +100 (+4) +98 (+4) +105 (+4) +794 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +11 (+39) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +13 (+42)   +93 (+26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 44' +8h 52' +2h 40' -8h 08' -7h 24' -6h 00' -6h 38' -8h 51' -2h 16' +8h 14' +7h 20' +5h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +23.5 +23.4 +23.4 +23.5 +23.5 +23.5 +23.6 +23.6 +23.5 +23.5 +23.6 +23.6   +23.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +19 +22 +14 +5 -5 -1 -3 -3 +7 +16 +18   +8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +37.1 (+67) +39 (+70) +39.9 (+72) +32.3 (+58) +20.5 (+37) +10.5 (+19) +9.1 (+16) +11.1 (+20) +20.1 (+36) +28.6 (+51) +34.8 (+63) +36.1 (+65) +26.6 (+48)

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