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Orkney Islands vs Burlington, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Burlington, Iowa, Usa is approximately 6,130 km or 3,809 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Burlington, Iowa bearing 38.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 112.7° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Burlington, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.5 °C (36.9°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 71 mm (2.8 in) more which is equivalent to 71 l/m (1.74 US gal/ft) or 710,000 l/ha (75,904 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1840 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 01' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° lower in Orkney Islands than in Burlington, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +-1 (-2) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) +-1 (-2) +4 (+7) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +64 (+3) +43 (+2) -4 (0) -35 (-1) -56 (-2) -81 (-3) -15 (-1) -16 (-1) -3 (0) +44 (+2) +59 (+2) +71 (+3) +71 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +10 (+35) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +13 (+42)   +79 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 54' -4h 19' -3h 56' -3h 22' -4h 15' -5h 50' -7h 05' -6h 42' -5h 52' -5h 52' -5h 00' -4h 13'   -5h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 41' -1h 32' -0h 16' +1h 02' +2h 19' +3h 07' +2h 44' +1h 32' +0h 14' -1h 04' -2h 21' -3h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.1 -18.1 -18 -18 -18 -18.1   -18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +12 +17 +20 +22 +18 +22 +24 +27 +30 +24 +17   +20.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +10.2 (+18) +7.4 (+13) +4.8 (+9) +0.6 (+1) -2.8 (-5) -6.5 (-12) -6.5 (-12) -5.2 (-9) -1.1 (-2) +2.5 (+5) +6.6 (+12) +9.3 (+17) +1.6 (+3)

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