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Orkney Islands vs Asheville, North Carolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Asheville, North Carolina, Usa is approximately 6,127 km or 3,807 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Asheville, North Carolina bearing 38.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 102.2° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Asheville, North Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.8 °C (8.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 260.7 mm (10.3 in) less which is equivalent to 260.7 l/m (6.4 US gal/ft) or 2,607,000 l/ha (278,706 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • There are 1490 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 04' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.5° lower in Orkney Islands than in Asheville, North Carolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-2 (-4) +-4 (-7) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) +-3 (-6) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -4 (-6) -6 (-12) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) -20 (-1) -53 (-2) -34 (-1) -67 (-3) -61 (-2) -44 (-2) -44 (-2) -20 (-1) +22 (+1) +16 (+1) +23 (+1) -261 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +6 (+21) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +11 (+35)   +58 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 36' -3h 49' -3h 38' -3h 28' -3h 40' -4h 06' -4h 27' -4h 19' -4h 00' -4h 40' -4h 54' -4h 15'   -4h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 09' -1h 49' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 43' +3h 38' +3h 13' +1h 49' +0h 16' -1h 16' -2h 46' -3h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -23.5 -23.5 -23.5 -23.6 -23.5 -23.5 -23.4 -23.4 -23.4 -23.3 -23.4 -23.5   -23.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +25 +26 +28 +28 +28 +24 +21 +25 +25 +33 +34 +28   +27.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2.4 (+4) +0.5 (+1) -1.3 (-2) -3.8 (-7) -4.6 (-8) -3.3 (-6) -1.6 (-3) +3 (+5) +4.9 (+9) +5.8 (+10) +1.1 (+2)

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