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Orkney Islands vs Altamira Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Altamira, Dominican Republic is approximately 6,884 km or 4,278 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Altamira bearing 32.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 81.6° or E .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Altamira has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.5 °C (29.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 852.5 mm (33.6 in) less which is equivalent to 852.5 l/m (20.92 US gal/ft) or 8,525,000 l/ha (911,379 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.2° lower in Orkney Islands than in Altamira.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -19 (-33) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -13 (-24) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -27 (-1) -44 (-2) -115 (-5) -161 (-6) -72 (-3) +3 (+0) -7 (0) -63 (-2) -86 (-3) -164 (-6) -86 (-3) -853 (-34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 13' -2h 28' -0h 26' +1h 41' +3h 39' +4h 49' +4h 17' +2h 29' +0h 22' -1h 44' -3h 42' -4h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -39.2 -39.1 -39.3 -39.3 -37.7 -31.7 -36.8 -39.2 -39.1 -39 -39.1 -39.2   -38.2

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