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Orkney Islands vs Buenos Aires Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Buenos Aires, Argentina is approximately 11,593 km or 7,204 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Buenos Aires bearing 26° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 44.5° or NE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Buenos Aires has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.7 °C (17.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 197.9 mm (7.8 in) less which is equivalent to 197.9 l/m² (4.86 US gal/ft²) or 1,979,000 l/ha (211,568 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 1329 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 38' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.6° lower in Orkney Islands than in Buenos Aires.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.2°C (12.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -19 (-35) -14 (-25) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +-1 (-2) -5 (-10) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -5 (-10) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -8 (-15) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -9 (-17) -4 (-8) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) -10 (-19) -15 (-27) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -39 (-2) -69 (-3) -46 (-2) -28 (-1) -17 (-1) +5 (+0) +5 (+0) +5 (+0) -6 (0) -2 (0) +7 (+0) -198 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +10 (+35) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +13 (+42)   +86 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 54' -6h 43' -4h 11' -1h 30' -0h 09' +1h 40' -0h 15' -1h 50' -2h 36' -4h 50' -7h 20' -8h 05'   -3h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 17' -4h 23' -0h 47' +3h 00' +6h 23' +8h 16' +7h 24' +4h 24' +0h 41' -3h 07' -6h 28' -8h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -63.8 -45 -23.6 -0.4 +16.1 +22.5 +16.5 -0.3 -23.1 -45.7 -64 -71.1   -23.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +14 +8 -1 +1 -2 +0 +8 +11 +15 +20 +23   +9.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.5 (-28) -16 (-29) -14.3 (-26) -10.9 (-20) -5 (-9) -0.6 (-1) +1.9 (+3) +2.2 (+4) -0.6 (-1) -5.1 (-9) -9.4 (-17) -12.7 (-23) -7.2 (-13)

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