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Orkney Islands vs Arica Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Arica, Chile is approximately 10,530 km or 6,543 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Arica bearing 28.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 61.6° or ENE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Arica has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 10.6 °C (19°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 947.4 mm (37.3 in) more which is equivalent to 947.4 l/m (23.25 US gal/ft) or 9,474,000 l/ha (1,012,833 US gal/ac) more. About 1580 as much.
  • There are 563 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 32' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.1° lower in Orkney Islands than in Arica.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.9°C (16.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -16 (-30) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -9 (-15) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +105 (+4) +79 (+3) +65 (+3) +51 (+2) +46 (+2) +46 (+2) +71 (+3) +75 (+3) +78 (+3) +113 (+4) +107 (+4) +112 (+4) +947 (+37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +20.5 (+66) +17 (+60) +14 (+45) +13 (+43) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +13 (+42) +13.5 (+44) +15 (+50) +19 (+61) +20 (+67) +20.5 (+66)   +186.5 (+51)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 11' -3h 47' -3h 11' -2h 18' +0h 50' +2h 10' +1h 21' +1h 32' +2h 18' -2h 15' -4h 46' -5h 17'   -1h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 13' -3h 44' -0h 40' +2h 33' +5h 27' +7h 04' +6h 20' +3h 44' +0h 34' -2h 38' -5h 31' -7h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -75.7 -60.8 -39.8 -16.7 -0.1 +6.3 +0.3 -16.6 -39.3 -61.3 -75.2 -77.2   -38.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +11 +7 +1 +2 +0 +1 +4 +4 +9 +14 +15   +6.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -14.8 (-27) -15.6 (-28) -14.6 (-26) -12.3 (-22) -7.9 (-14) -5.3 (-10) -2.4 (-4) -1.9 (-3) -3.9 (-7) -6.6 (-12) -9.6 (-17) -12.3 (-22) -8.9 (-16)

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