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Orkney Islands vs Ammassalik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Ammassalik, Greenland is approximately 1,912 km or 1,188 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Ammassalik bearing 96.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 127.3° or SE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ammassalik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 36 mm (1.4 in) less which is equivalent to 36 l/m² (0.88 US gal/ft²) or 360,000 l/ha (38,486 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 271 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 0h 43' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.6° higher in Orkney Islands than in Ammassalik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.5°C (17.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +11 (+19) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +14 (+24) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +10 (+19) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -23 (-1) -33 (-1) -26 (-1) -17 (-1) -4 (0) +24 (+1) +9 (+0) +3 (+0) +27 (+1) +11 (+0) +6 (+0) -36 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +6 (+21) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +8 (+27) +10 (+32)   +67 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 03' +0h 46' -0h 23' -0h 30' -2h 09' -2h 04' -4h 46' -2h 34' -0h 38' +0h 48' +0h 54' +0h 48'   -0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 29' +1h 08' +0h 11' -0h 44' -1h 57' -3h 20' -2h 34' -1h 09' -0h 09' +0h 46' +1h 59' +3h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.5 +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.7 +6.7 +6.7 +6.7 +6.7 +6.7 +6.6 +6.4   +6.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +2 +1 -4 -4 -6 -2 +0 +4 +5 +7 +8   +1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11.7 (+21) +11.4 (+21) +12.7 (+23) +9.2 (+17) +7.3 (+13) +5.6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6.8 (+12) +8.9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11.7 (+21) +12.9 (+23) +9.5 (+17)

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