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Orkney Islands vs Antsiranana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Antsiranana, Madagascar is approximately 9,205 km or 5,720 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Antsiranana bearing 335.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 308.9° or NW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Antsiranana has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.1 °C (30.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.9 °C (10.6°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 248.8 mm (9.8 in) less which is equivalent to 248.8 l/m (6.11 US gal/ft) or 2,488,000 l/ha (265,984 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1894 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 10' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41° lower in Orkney Islands than in Antsiranana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.6°C (20.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -24 (-44) -24 (-42) -22 (-40) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -24 (-42) -24 (-44) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -16 (-30) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -233 (-9) -227 (-9) -114 (-5) -1 (0) +33 (+1) +27 (+1) +52 (+2) +56 (+2) +69 (+3) +96 (+4) +52 (+2) -59 (-2) -249 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) 0 ( 0) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +14 (+45) +13 (+43) +8 (+26)   +81 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 09' -4h 29' -3h 52' -3h 26' -3h 48' -3h 00' -4h 21' -5h 11' -6h 06' -7h 52' -8h 10' -6h 42'   -5h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 54' -3h 31' -0h 38' +2h 24' +5h 09' +6h 42' +5h 59' +3h 32' +0h 32' -2h 30' -5h 13' -6h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -70.8 -65.6 -45.9 -22.8 -6.2 +0.3 -5.7 -22.5 -45.2 -65.6 -70.6 -71.2   -41
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +9 +10 +12 +21 +22 +26 +29 +30 +34 +31 +22   +21.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -18.4 (-33) -19.6 (-35) -18.5 (-33) -16.3 (-29) -10.9 (-20) -7.4 (-13) -4 (-7) -3.3 (-6) -4.9 (-9) -7.6 (-14) -12.2 (-22) -16.2 (-29) -11.6 (-21)

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