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Orkney Islands vs Beirut Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Beirut, Lebanon is approximately 3,963 km or 2,463 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Beirut bearing 326.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 297.7° or WNW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Beirut has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.8 °C (21.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 122.5 mm (4.8 in) more which is equivalent to 122.5 l/m (3.01 US gal/ft) or 1,225,000 l/ha (130,961 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • There are 1736 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 44' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.1° lower in Orkney Islands than in Beirut.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9°C (16.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -14 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -86 (-3) -54 (-2) -46 (-2) +5 (+0) +31 (+1) +45 (+2) +71 (+3) +75 (+3) +76 (+3) +53 (+2) +6 (+0) -52 (-2) +123 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +5 (+18) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +13 (+42) +14 (+45) +13 (+43) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) +7 (+23)   +108 (+30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 07' -2h 56' -2h 58' -3h 06' -4h 32' -5h 56' -7h 15' -6h 36' -5h 48' -5h 21' -5h 20' -3h 56'   -4h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 17' -1h 54' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 50' +3h 47' +3h 20' +1h 54' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 52' -3h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -25.1 -25 -25 -25.1 -25.1 -25.1 -25.1 -25.2 -25.1 -25 -25.1 -25.1   -25.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +14 +13 +6 +7 +6 +6 +9 +12 +16 +20 +18   +11.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -6 (-11) -6.7 (-12) -7.3 (-13) -9.8 (-18) -9.9 (-18) -10.8 (-19) -11.1 (-20) -11.4 (-21) -11 (-20) -10.1 (-18) -7.9 (-14) -6.3 (-11) -9 (-16)

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