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Orkney Islands vs Cantonnw, Sd Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Cantonnw, Sd, Usa is approximately 6,241 km or 3,879 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Cantonnw, Sd bearing 38.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 118.5° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cantonnw, Sd has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean temperature is 0.2 °C (0.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.1 °C (43.4°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 350.7 mm (13.8 in) more which is equivalent to 350.7 l/m (8.61 US gal/ft) or 3,507,000 l/ha (374,922 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.9° lower in Orkney Islands than in Cantonnw, Sd.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +6 (+11) +0 (0) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -10 (-19) -7 (-12) +1 (+1) +8 (+15) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -5 (-10) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) +12 (+21) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +8 (+14) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) 0 (-1) +4 (+8) +10 (+17) +16 (+28) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +95 (+4) +65 (+3) +28 (+1) -10 (0) -27 (-1) -48 (-2) -6 (0) -3 (0) +11 (+0) +68 (+3) +82 (+3) +95 (+4) +351 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 28' -1h 24' -0h 14' +0h 57' +2h 07' +2h 52' +2h 31' +1h 25' +0h 12' -0h 59' -2h 09' -2h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -16 -15.9 -16 -16 -16 -15.9 -15.8 -15.9 -15.8 -15.7 -15.8 -15.9   -15.9

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