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Orkney Islands vs Cape Hatteras, North Carolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Usa is approximately 5,745 km or 3,570 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Cape Hatteras, North Carolina bearing 38.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 96.5° or E .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cape Hatteras, North Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 8.6 °C (15.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 476.7 mm (18.8 in) less which is equivalent to 476.7 l/m (11.7 US gal/ft) or 4,767,000 l/ha (509,624 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1514 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 08' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.6° lower in Orkney Islands than in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -11 (-21) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -9 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -6 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -30 (-1) -26 (-1) -44 (-2) -39 (-2) -56 (-2) -58 (-2) -56 (-2) -77 (-3) -56 (-2) -14 (-1) -19 (-1) -3 (0) -477 (-19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +7 (+25) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +11 (+35)   +70 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 23' -3h 19' -3h 15' -3h 52' -3h 48' -4h 10' -5h 27' -4h 48' -3h 48' -4h 23' -4h 52' -4h 32'   -4h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 10' -1h 50' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 44' +3h 39' +3h 13' +1h 50' +0h 16' -1h 17' -2h 46' -3h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -23.7 -23.6 -23.7 -23.7 -23.7 -23.7 -23.6 -23.6 -23.5 -23.5 -23.6 -23.6   -23.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +11 +10 +5 +7 +4 +5 +8 +9 +12 +16 +13   +9.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.2 (-2) -1.4 (-3) -3.8 (-7) -7.1 (-13) -8.6 (-15) -11.2 (-20) -11.3 (-20) -10.8 (-19) -9.7 (-17) -7.1 (-13) -4.2 (-8) -1.9 (-3) -6.5 (-12)

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