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Orkney Islands vs Blenheim Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Blenheim, New Zealand is approximately 18,064 km or 11,225 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Blenheim bearing 354.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 188.1° or S .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 4.5 °C (8.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 223.7 mm (8.8 in) more which is equivalent to 223.7 l/m (5.49 US gal/ft) or 2,237,000 l/ha (239,150 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° lower in Orkney Islands than in Blenheim.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -1 (-2) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +47 (+2) +43 (+2) +9 (+0) -17 (-1) -26 (-1) -13 (0) +1 (+0) +3 (+0) +18 (+1) +48 (+2) +54 (+2) +57 (+2) +224 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 53' -4h 45' -0h 51' +3h 15' +6h 55' +8h 57' +8h 01' +4h 46' +0h 44' -3h 22' -7h 01' -8h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -57.1 -38.4 -16.9 +6.3 +22.9 +29.4 +23.5 +6.8 -16 -38.6 -57 -64.2   -16.7

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