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Orkney Islands vs Arauca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Arauca, Colombia is approximately 8,076 km or 5,019 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Arauca bearing 30° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 74.4° or ENE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Arauca has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 18.7 °C (33.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 656 mm (25.8 in) less which is equivalent to 656 l/m (16.1 US gal/ft) or 6,560,000 l/ha (701,308 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.1° lower in Orkney Islands than in Arauca.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -24 (-44) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -21 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +95 (+4) +70 (+3) +36 (+1) -70 (-3) -153 (-6) -242 (-10) -199 (-8) -147 (-6) -99 (-4) -48 (-2) +16 (+1) +85 (+3) -656 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 54' -2h 54' -0h 31' +1h 58' +4h 16' +5h 35' +4h 59' +2h 54' +0h 26' -2h 03' -4h 19' -5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -51.8 -51.6 -51.7 -42.1 -25.5 -19.1 -25.1 -41.9 -51.6 -51.4 -51.6 -51.8   -43.1

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