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Orkney Islands vs Sandakan, Borneo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Sandakan, Borneo, Malaysia is approximately 11,134 km or 6,919 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Sandakan, Borneo bearing 333.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 240° or WSW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sandakan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 18.9 °C (33.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2062.1 mm (81.2 in) less which is equivalent to 2062.1 l/m▓ (50.61 US gal/ft▓) or 20,621,000 l/ha (2,204,522 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1244 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 24' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.3° lower in Orkney Islands than in Sandakan, Borneo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.3°C (29.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -332 (-13) -189 (-7) -93 (-4) -56 (-2) -92 (-4) -154 (-6) -124 (-5) -138 (-5) -159 (-6) -140 (-5) -237 (-9) -350 (-14) -2062 (-81)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +4 (+14) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3)   +10 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 00' -3h 57' -4h 00' -3h 48' -2h 15' -1h 20' -2h 21' -3h 07' -3h 12' -4h 03' -3h 52' -4h 54'   -3h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 57' -2h 56' -0h 31' +2h 00' +4h 19' +5h 39' +5h 02' +2h 57' +0h 27' -2h 04' -4h 23' -5h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) -52.8 -52.6 -52.6 -41.1 -24.4 -18 -23.8 -40.6 -52.9 -52.7 -52.9 -53   -43.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +7 +6 +5 +9 +8 +10 +13 +14 +14 +11 +10   +9.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) -20.1 (-36) -20.4 (-37) -20.2 (-36) -19.2 (-35) -16.1 (-29) -14 (-25) -11.5 (-21) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14.6 (-26) -17.7 (-32) -19 (-34) -16.3 (-29)

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