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Orkney Islands vs Ashgabat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Ashgabat, Turkmenistan is approximately 4,854 km or 3,016 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Ashgabat bearing 319.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 270.9° or W .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ashgabat has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.7 °C (35.5°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 721 mm (28.4 in) more which is equivalent to 721 l/m (17.7 US gal/ft) or 7,210,000 l/ha (770,797 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/6 as much.
  • There are 1508 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 06' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21° lower in Orkney Islands than in Ashgabat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-3) -4 (-6) -9 (-15) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -12 (-22) -9 (-15) +-3 (-5) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -5 (-8) -10 (-19) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -12 (-21) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +1 (+1) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -6 (-12) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +83 (+3) +52 (+2) +26 (+1) +7 (+0) +18 (+1) +42 (+2) +68 (+3) +74 (+3) +74 (+3) +99 (+4) +87 (+3) +91 (+4) +721 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +8 (+28) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +14 (+47) +15 (+48) +14 (+47) +12 (+39)   +119 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 29' -2h 11' -1h 38' -1h 30' -3h 52' -5h 14' -7h 11' -7h 13' -5h 58' -5h 19' -3h 58' -2h 46'   -4h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 57' -1h 42' -0h 17' +1h 08' +2h 32' +3h 25' +3h 00' +1h 42' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 35' -3h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -21 -20.9 -20.9 -21 -21 -21 -21 -21.1 -21 -21 -21 -21   -21
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +10 +13 +16 +30 +40 +44 +47 +40 +27 +20 +9   +25.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +3.1 (+6) +1.7 (+3) -2.1 (-4) -6.4 (-12) -6.1 (-11) -5.3 (-10) -4.3 (-8) -1.7 (-3) -0.7 (-1) -0.4 (-1) +0.6 (+1) +2.1 (+4) -1.6 (-3)

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