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Orkney Islands vs Alice Springs, Northern Territory Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia is approximately 14,775 km or 9,181 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Alice Springs, Northern Territory bearing 330.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 241.2° or WSW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alice Springs, Northern Territory has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 12.5 °C (22.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 696 mm (27.4 in) more which is equivalent to 696 l/m (17.08 US gal/ft) or 6,960,000 l/ha (744,070 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/4 as much.
  • There are 2252 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 34.3° lower in Orkney Islands than in Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
  • Relative humidity levels are 57.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6°C (10.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) +-3 (-5) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) -20 (-36) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -18 (-32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-42) -20 (-35) -13 (-23) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -7 (-13) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) -1 (-2) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +61 (+2) +45 (+2) +37 (+1) +41 (+2) +31 (+1) +33 (+1) +64 (+3) +67 (+3) +71 (+3) +95 (+4) +78 (+3) +73 (+3) +696 (+27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +14 (+50) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +12 (+39) +14 (+47) +16 (+52) +16 (+53) +17 (+55)   +157 (+43)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -9h 11' -8h 10' -6h 05' -4h 12' -2h 32' -2h 20' -4h 32' -5h 38' -6h 12' -7h 09' -8h 46' -9h 11'   -6h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 32' -3h 55' -0h 42' +2h 41' +5h 43' +7h 25' +6h 39' +3h 56' +0h 36' -2h 47' -5h 48' -7h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -74.3 -56 -34.7 -11.6 +5.1 +11.6 +5.6 -11.1 -33.9 -56.2 -73.9 -81.8   -34.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +65 +60 +58 +49 +48 +42 +50 +58 +63 +65 +67 +66   +57.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.3 (-2) -2.7 (-5) +0.4 (+1) +2.8 (+5) +7.2 (+13) +9.3 (+17) +14.6 (+26) +15.2 (+27) +13.9 (+25) +8 (+14) +4.1 (+7) +0.3 (+1) +6 (+11)

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