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Orkney Islands vs Assab Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Assab, Eritrea is approximately 6,335 km or 3,936 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Assab bearing 333.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 303.9° or NW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Assab has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 22.4 °C (40.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 908.9 mm (35.8 in) more which is equivalent to 908.9 l/m² (22.31 US gal/ft²) or 9,089,000 l/ha (971,674 US gal/ac) more. About 24 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.5° lower in Orkney Islands than in Assab.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -24 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -21 (-39) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -22 (-40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +72 (+3) +63 (+2) +47 (+2) +44 (+2) +46 (+2) +64 (+3) +72 (+3) +77 (+3) +112 (+4) +103 (+4) +107 (+4) +909 (+36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 35' -2h 42' -0h 29' +1h 50' +3h 59' +5h 14' +4h 39' +2h 42' +0h 25' -1h 54' -4h 02' -5h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45.7 -45.6 -45.7 -45.8 -31.5 -25.1 -31 -45.6 -45.8 -45.6 -45.7 -45.8   -41.5

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