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Orkney Islands vs Artigas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Artigas, Uruguay is approximately 11,093 km or 6,893 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Artigas bearing 24.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 44.8° or NE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Artigas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 10.9 °C (19.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 504 mm (19.8 in) less which is equivalent to 504 l/m (12.37 US gal/ft) or 5,040,000 l/ha (538,809 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.8° lower in Orkney Islands than in Artigas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-39) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -12 (-22) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -5 (-8) -10 (-17) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -30 (-1) -90 (-4) -86 (-3) -68 (-3) -65 (-3) -35 (-1) -31 (-1) -12 (0) -35 (-1) -24 (-1) -20 (-1) -8 (0) -504 (-20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 59' -4h 12' -0h 45' +2h 52' +6h 07' +7h 55' +7h 06' +4h 12' +0h 39' -2h 58' -6h 12' -7h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -67.9 -49.2 -27.8 -4.6 +11.9 +18.3 +12.3 -4.5 -27.3 -49.8 -68 -75.3   -27.8

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