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Orkney Islands vs Arkhangelsk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Arkhangelsk, Russia is approximately 2,317 km or 1,440 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Arkhangelsk bearing 274.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 236.3° or WSW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Arkhangelsk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.4 °C (13.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.3 °C (38.3°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 387.8 mm (15.3 in) more which is equivalent to 387.8 l/m (9.52 US gal/ft) or 3,878,000 l/ha (414,584 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 372 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 00' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° higher in Orkney Islands than in Arkhangelsk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.2°C (13°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+33) +16 (+29) +11 (+20) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +71 (+3) +51 (+2) +38 (+1) +20 (+1) +5 (+0) -9 (0) +9 (+0) +11 (+0) +17 (+1) +54 (+2) +53 (+2) +69 (+3) +388 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6)   -25 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 52' +0h 42' -0h 42' -1h 14' -1h 46' -3h 46' -5h 23' -3h 15' +0h 24' +0h 38' +0h 42' +0h 44'   -1h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 53' +0h 54' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 30' -2h 26' -1h 56' -0h 54' -0h 07' +0h 36' +1h 32' +2h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +5.5 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.4 +5.4   +5.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -4 -2 -1 +7 +8 +8 +4 -4 -4 -3 -3   +0.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +17.7 (+32) +15.1 (+27) +10.1 (+18) +6.1 (+11) +3.8 (+7) +0.1 (+0) -1.1 (-2) +0.5 (+1) +3 (+5) +6.6 (+12) +10.3 (+19) +14.7 (+26) +7.2 (+13)

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