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Orkney Islands vs Balikpapan, Borneo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia is approximately 11,784 km or 7,323 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 332.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 244.5° or WSW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 18.6 °C (33.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1591 mm (62.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1591 l/m² (39.05 US gal/ft²) or 15,910,000 l/ha (1,700,885 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.5° lower in Orkney Islands than in Balikpapan, Borneo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.4°C (29.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -19 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -82 (-3) -93 (-4) -184 (-7) -145 (-6) -177 (-7) -219 (-9) -173 (-7) -155 (-6) -143 (-6) -27 (-1) -70 (-3) -123 (-5) -1591 (-63)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +2 (+7) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +2 (+6)   -5 ( -1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 19' -3h 10' -0h 34' +2h 09' +4h 38' +6h 04' +5h 24' +3h 10' +0h 29' -2h 14' -4h 42' -6h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -59.9 -59.5 -56.3 -33.9 -17.3 -10.8 -16.7 -33.5 -55.7 -59.6 -60 -60.1   -43.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +10 +8 +1 +2 +2 +4 +10 +11 +13 +13 +16   +8.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.3 (-37) -19.4 (-35) -19.7 (-35) -19.6 (-35) -17 (-31) -15.1 (-27) -11.8 (-21) -10.6 (-19) -12.7 (-23) -14.9 (-27) -17.4 (-31) -18.2 (-33) -16.4 (-30)

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