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Orkney Islands vs Base Antartica Arturo P Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Base Antartica Arturo P, Antarctica is approximately 14,345 km or 8,914 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Base Antartica Arturo P bearing 33.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 29.8° or NNE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Base Antartica Arturo P has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 150.1 mm (5.9 in) more which is equivalent to 150.1 l/m² (3.68 US gal/ft²) or 1,501,000 l/ha (160,467 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° higher in Orkney Islands than in Base Antartica Arturo P.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.6°C (17.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+15) +13 (+23) +17 (+30) +20 (+35) +20 (+35) +16 (+29) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +61 (+2) +8 (+0) -20 (-1) -3 (0) -14 (-1) -6 (0) +9 (+0) +13 (+1) -8 (0) +36 (+1) +23 (+1) +51 (+2) +150 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 35' -6h 47' -1h 12' +4h 37' +10h 03' +13h 18' +11h 47' +6h 48' +1h 02' -4h 47' -10h 11' -13h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.1 -17.3 +4.3 +27.4 +43.9 +50.2 +44.3 +27.5 +4.7 -18 -36.3 -43.2   +4.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 -3 -5 -9 -7 -8 -6 -3 -5 -1 +4 +1   -3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.9 (+5) +2 (+4) +3.6 (+6) +6.5 (+12) +11.3 (+20) +14.7 (+26) +18 (+32) +18.6 (+33) +14.8 (+27) +11.1 (+20) +7.7 (+14) +4.3 (+8) +9.6 (+17)

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