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Orkney Islands vs Athens, Ga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Athens, Ga, Usa is approximately 6,300 km or 3,915 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Athens, Ga bearing 37.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 101.7° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Athens, Ga has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 8.4 °C (15.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 315.4 mm (12.4 in) less which is equivalent to 315.4 l/m˛ (7.74 US gal/ft˛) or 3,154,000 l/ha (337,184 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.9° lower in Orkney Islands than in Athens, Ga.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -11 (-21) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -4 (-6) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -2 (-4) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -33 (-1) -74 (-3) -50 (-2) -65 (-3) -54 (-2) -53 (-2) -19 (-1) -7 (0) +30 (+1) +14 (+1) +8 (+0) -315 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 16' -1h 53' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 49' +3h 46' +3h 20' +1h 54' +0h 17' -1h 19' -2h 52' -3h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25 -24.9 -25 -25.1 -25 -25 -24.9 -24.9 -24.9 -24.8 -24.9 -24.9   -24.9

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