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Orkney Islands vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 13,790 km or 8,570 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 24.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 23.2° or NNE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 11.9 °C (21.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 285.8 mm (11.3 in) more which is equivalent to 285.8 l/m (7.01 US gal/ft) or 2,858,000 l/ha (305,539 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° higher in Orkney Islands than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +15 (+26) +19 (+33) +21 (+38) +21 (+37) +16 (+29) +11 (+20) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +15 (+26) +19 (+35) +22 (+40) +22 (+39) +17 (+31) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +12 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+15) +15 (+26) +20 (+37) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +18 (+33) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) +5 (+8) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +61 (+2) +6 (+0) -8 (0) -22 (-1) -17 (-1) -6 (0) +26 (+1) +23 (+1) +30 (+1) +65 (+3) +62 (+2) +66 (+3) +286 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 00' -6h 30' -1h 09' +4h 26' +9h 35' +12h 35' +11h 11' +6h 31' +1h 00' -4h 35' -9h 43' -12h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -37.9 -19.1 +2.5 +25.7 +42.2 +48.5 +42.5 +25.8 +3 -19.7 -38.1 -45   +2.4

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