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Orkney Islands vs Blaine, Wa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Blaine, Wa, Usa is approximately 6,832 km or 4,245 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Blaine, Wa bearing 30.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 139.6° or SE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Blaine, Wa has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • The average temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 107.3 mm (4.2 in) less which is equivalent to 107.3 l/m (2.63 US gal/ft) or 1,073,000 l/ha (114,711 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.9° lower in Orkney Islands than in Blaine, Wa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -3 (-6) +-1 (-2) +1 (+2) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) -1 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -34 (-1) -27 (-1) -19 (-1) -13 (-1) -2 (0) +37 (+1) +35 (+1) +22 (+1) +12 (+0) -45 (-2) -43 (-2) -107 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 47' -1h 00' -0h 10' +0h 40' +1h 31' +2h 05' +1h 49' +1h 00' +0h 09' -0h 41' -1h 32' -2h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -10 -10 -10.1 -10.1 -10 -9.9 -9.8 -9.8 -9.8 -9.8 -9.9 -9.9   -9.9

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