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Orkney Islands vs Blacksburg, Va Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Blacksburg, Va, Usa is approximately 5,851 km or 3,636 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Blacksburg, Va bearing 39.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 102° or ESE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.7 °C (24.7°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 91.1 mm (3.6 in) less which is equivalent to 91.1 l/m (2.24 US gal/ft) or 911,000 l/ha (97,392 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.7° lower in Orkney Islands than in Blacksburg, Va.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +0 (-1) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) +-5 (-9) +0 (+0) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -1 (-3) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +6 (+0) -25 (-1) -41 (-2) -57 (-2) -41 (-2) -31 (-1) -21 (-1) -11 (0) +21 (+1) +34 (+1) +40 (+2) -91 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 00' -1h 44' -0h 18' +1h 10' +2h 35' +3h 29' +3h 04' +1h 44' +0h 15' -1h 12' -2h 38' -3h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -21.7 -21.7 -21.8 -21.8 -21.7 -21.7 -21.6 -21.6 -21.6 -21.5 -21.6 -21.7   -21.7

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