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Orkney Islands vs Aswan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Aswan, Egypt is approximately 4,788 km or 2,975 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Aswan bearing 333.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 308.6° or NW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Aswan has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.8 °C (32°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 947 mm (37.3 in) more which is equivalent to 947 l/m˛ (23.24 US gal/ft˛) or 9,470,000 l/ha (1,012,406 US gal/ac) more. About 948 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.9° lower in Orkney Islands than in Aswan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -18 (-32) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -14 (-24) -17 (-30) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -14 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +105 (+4) +79 (+3) +65 (+3) +51 (+2) +45 (+2) +46 (+2) +71 (+3) +75 (+3) +78 (+3) +113 (+4) +107 (+4) +112 (+4) +947 (+37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +21 (+68) +17 (+60) +14 (+45) +13 (+43) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +13 (+42) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +19 (+61) +20 (+67) +21 (+68)   +187 (+51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 57' -2h 19' -0h 24' +1h 34' +3h 26' +4h 32' +4h 01' +2h 19' +0h 21' -1h 37' -3h 29' -4h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.9 -34.8 -34.9 -34.9 -34.9 -34.8 -34.7 -35 -34.9 -34.8 -34.9 -34.9   -34.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +45 +50 +56 +56 +61 +61 +61 +61 +59 +57 +50 +44   +55.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.1 (0) +0.6 (+1) +1.4 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2.8 (+5) +3.4 (+6) +2.1 (+4) +1.4 (+3) -0.6 (-1) -1.5 (-3) -1 (-2) +1 (+2)

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