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Orkney Islands vs Bjornoya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Bjornoya, Norway is approximately 1,953 km or 1,214 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Bjornoya bearing 219.6° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 199.3° or SSW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Bjornoya has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 10.5 °C (18.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 577 mm (22.7 in) more which is equivalent to 577 l/m (14.16 US gal/ft) or 5,770,000 l/ha (616,851 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.5° higher in Orkney Islands than in Bjornoya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9°C (16.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +10 (+19) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +46 (+2) +37 (+1) +30 (+1) +28 (+1) +23 (+1) +41 (+2) +39 (+2) +34 (+1) +69 (+3) +74 (+3) +81 (+3) +577 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 44' +5h 21' +0h 41' -2h 58' -7h 15' -6h 00' -6h 38' -5h 20' -0h 35' +3h 09' +7h 17' +5h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +15.5 +15.5 +15.6 +15.6 +15.6 +15.6 +15.6 +15.5 +15.5 +15.4 +15.5 +15.6   +15.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -6 -8 -12 -10 -13 -13 -9 -8 -2 -1 -2   -7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +11.4 (+21) +10.4 (+19) +10.9 (+20) +9.4 (+17) +8.3 (+15) +6.8 (+12) +6.2 (+11) +6.9 (+12) +7.3 (+13) +8.7 (+16) +9.6 (+17) +11.5 (+21) +9 (+16)

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