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Orkney Islands vs Alpena, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Alpena, Michigan, Usa is approximately 5,368 km or 3,336 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Alpena, Michigan bearing 43° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 111° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alpena, Michigan has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.5 °C (33.3°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 215.5 mm (8.5 in) more which is equivalent to 215.5 l/m (5.29 US gal/ft) or 2,155,000 l/ha (230,384 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1136 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 06' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.8° lower in Orkney Islands than in Alpena, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5°C (8.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) +-2 (-3) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) +-3 (-5) +2 (+3) +8 (+14) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +7 (+13) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +4 (+8) +10 (+17) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +63 (+2) +46 (+2) +11 (+0) -6 (0) -24 (-1) -31 (-1) -3 (0) -11 (0) -1 (0) +60 (+2) +51 (+2) +60 (+2) +216 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +4 (+14) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +6 (+19)   +40 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 54' -2h 24' -3h 09' -2h 08' -3h 17' -4h 32' -6h 25' -4h 48' -2h 54' -2h 38' -1h 12' -1h 48'   -3h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 15' -1h 16' -0h 13' +0h 51' +1h 56' +2h 37' +2h 18' +1h 17' +0h 11' -0h 53' -1h 58' -2h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.8 -13.8 -13.8 -13.7 -13.8 -13.8   -13.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +14 +15 +14 +17 +15 +19 +20 +16 +20 +16 +12   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +13.1 (+24) +13.2 (+24) +9.1 (+16) +4.2 (+8) +1.5 (+3) -1.9 (-3) -2.1 (-4) -0.8 (-1) +0.8 (+1) +4.5 (+8) +6.8 (+12) +11 (+20) +5 (+9)

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