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Orkney Islands vs Cairns Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Cairns, Australia is approximately 14,687 km or 9,126 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Cairns bearing 338.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 222.1° or SW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 16.7 °C (30.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1116.4 mm (44 in) less which is equivalent to 1116.4 l/m (27.4 US gal/ft) or 11,164,000 l/ha (1,193,506 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.9° lower in Orkney Islands than in Cairns.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -25 (-45) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -23 (-41) -24 (-44) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -23 (-42) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -14 (-24) -17 (-31) -20 (-37) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -292 (-11) -343 (-14) -384 (-15) -174 (-7) -61 (-2) -4 (0) +45 (+2) +53 (+2) +45 (+2) +69 (+3) +7 (+0) -78 (-3) -1116 (-44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 08' -3h 41' -0h 39' +2h 31' +5h 22' +6h 59' +6h 15' +3h 41' +0h 34' -2h 36' -5h 27' -6h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -74.7 -62.3 -41.5 -18.3 -1.7 +4.8 -1.1 -17.8 -40.6 -62.4 -74.4 -75.7   -38.9

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