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Orkney Islands vs Busan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Busan, South Korea is approximately 8,655 km or 5,378 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Busan bearing 336.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 218.5° or SW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Busan has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The mean temperature is 6 °C (10.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.7 °C (26.5°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 524.2 mm (20.6 in) less which is equivalent to 524.2 l/m (12.87 US gal/ft) or 5,242,000 l/ha (560,405 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1269 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 28' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.8° lower in Orkney Islands than in Busan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Orkney Islands relative to Busan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Busan 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) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -6 (-12) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) 0 (0) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +73 (+3) +36 (+1) -14 (-1) -98 (-4) -102 (-4) -178 (-7) -186 (-7) -129 (-5) -109 (-4) +51 (+2) +42 (+2) +89 (+3) -524 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +11 (+39) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +15 (+48)   +89 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 30' -4h 36' -3h 40' -2h 18' -2h 19' -0h 52' -1h 32' -3h 19' -2h 16' -4h 29' -5h 12' -5h 34'   -3h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 11' -1h 50' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 45' +3h 40' +3h 14' +1h 50' +0h 16' -1h 17' -2h 47' -3h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -23.7 -23.6 -23.6 -23.7 -23.7 -23.8 -23.8 -24 -23.9 -23.8 -23.8 -23.8   -23.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +33.7 +27 +21.3 +8.5 +8.2 -1.7 -6.1 +1.5 +6.2 +18.6 +26.7 +32.4   +14.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +7.7 (+14) +5.2 (+9) +1.6 (+3) -4.4 (-8) -6.3 (-11) -9.4 (-17) -11.9 (-21) -12.3 (-22) -8.8 (-16) -4.2 (-8) +0.9 (+2) +6.1 (+11) -3 (-5)

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