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Orkney Islands vs Bismarck, North Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Bismarck, North Dakota, Usa is approximately 6,097 km or 3,789 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Bismarck, North Dakota bearing 38.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 123.9° or SE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Bismarck, North Dakota has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.8 °C (5.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25 °C (45°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 555 mm (21.9 in) more which is equivalent to 555 l/m (13.62 US gal/ft) or 5,550,000 l/ha (593,332 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/5 as much.
  • There are 1556 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 15' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.1° lower in Orkney Islands than in Bismarck, North Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.6°C (13.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +3 (+6) +-4 (-7) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) +-4 (-7) +4 (+7) +11 (+20) +-2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +13 (+24) +7 (+13) +0 (+1) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +1 (+3) +8 (+15) +15 (+27) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +17 (+30) +11 (+20) +5 (+8) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +13 (+23) +19 (+34) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +94 (+4) +68 (+3) +45 (+2) +9 (+0) -9 (0) -23 (-1) +17 (+1) +31 (+1) +40 (+2) +90 (+4) +95 (+4) +99 (+4) +555 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +11 (+39) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +14 (+45) +14 (+47) +14 (+45)   +95 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 40' -3h 49' -3h 40' -3h 06' -3h 40' -4h 12' -7h 07' -5h 56' -4h 40' -4h 21' -3h 16' -3h 30'   -4h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 03' -1h 09' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 46' +2h 24' +2h 06' +1h 10' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 47' -2h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -12.2 -12.2 -12.2 -12.3 -12.2 -12.2 -12.1 -12.1 -12 -12 -12.1 -12.1   -12.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +10 +13 +24 +31 +25 +31 +36 +33 +34 +20 +14   +23.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +17.8 (+32) +14 (+25) +8.6 (+15) +5.3 (+10) +3.6 (+6) -0.9 (-2) -0.5 (-1) +1.8 (+3) +5.3 (+10) +8.3 (+15) +11.1 (+20) +16.5 (+30) +7.6 (+14)

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