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Orkney Islands vs Alto Tapajos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Alto Tapajos, Brazil is approximately 8,809 km or 5,474 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Alto Tapajos bearing 25.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 55.4° or NE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alto Tapajos has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average temperature is 16.8 °C (30.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1793 mm (70.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1793 l/m² (44 US gal/ft²) or 17,930,000 l/ha (1,916,836 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 791 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 09' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.5° lower in Orkney Islands than in Alto Tapajos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -19 (-33) -20 (-36) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -14 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -293 (-12) -337 (-13) -314 (-12) -251 (-10) -66 (-3) +26 (+1) +49 (+2) +24 (+1) -66 (-3) -134 (-5) -208 (-8) -223 (-9) -1793 (-71)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -25) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -33) -3 ( -10) +6 (+20) +11 (+35) +8 (+26) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10)   -16 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 23' -1h 05' -0h 21' +0h 40' -0h 58' -2h 36' -4h 21' -4h 15' -1h 58' -2h 38' -2h 54' -2h 58'   -2h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 38' -3h 22' -0h 36' +2h 18' +4h 55' +6h 25' +5h 43' +3h 22' +0h 31' -2h 22' -4h 59' -6h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -66 -64.8 -50.7 -27.7 -11.1 -4.7 -10.7 -27.6 -50.2 -64.5 -65.8 -66.2   -42.5

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