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Orkney Islands vs Amarillo, Texas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Amarillo, Texas, Usa is approximately 7,178 km or 4,460 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Amarillo, Texas bearing 34.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 116.6° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Amarillo, Texas has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average temperature is 5.8 °C (10.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.2 °C (27.4°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 451.3 mm (17.8 in) more which is equivalent to 451.3 l/m² (11.08 US gal/ft²) or 4,513,000 l/ha (482,470 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 2172 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 56' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.7° lower in Orkney Islands than in Amarillo, Texas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 37.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (5.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-3 (-6) -6 (-10) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) +-3 (-6) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) +0 (+0) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +92 (+4) +64 (+3) +41 (+2) +26 (+1) -17 (-1) -48 (-2) +4 (+0) -7 (0) +28 (+1) +78 (+3) +90 (+4) +101 (+4) +451 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +12 (+42) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +10 (+33) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +18 (+58)   +121 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 05' -5h 35' -5h 21' -4h 42' -4h 34' -5h 52' -6h 42' -6h 36' -6h 08' -6h 09' -6h 58' -6h 32'   -5h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 10' -1h 50' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 44' +3h 40' +3h 14' +1h 50' +0h 16' -1h 17' -2h 46' -3h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.7 -23.7 -23.8 -23.8 -23.7 -23.7 -23.6 -23.6 -23.6 -23.5 -23.6 -23.7   -23.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +35 +34 +40 +36 +33 +36 +39 +41 +38 +40 +44 +38   +37.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.5 (+15) +6.5 (+12) +5.7 (+10) +2.3 (+4) -1 (-2) -2.3 (-4) -1.9 (-3) -0.6 (-1) +0.8 (+1) +3.8 (+7) +8.1 (+15) +9.3 (+17) +3.3 (+6)

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