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Orkney Islands vs Cape Reinga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Cape Reinga, New Zealand is approximately 17,269 km or 10,731 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Cape Reinga bearing 354.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 188.7° or S .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 7.7 °C (13.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 109.9 mm (4.3 in) less which is equivalent to 109.9 l/m (2.7 US gal/ft) or 1,099,000 l/ha (117,490 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.8° lower in Orkney Islands than in Cape Reinga.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +12 (+0) -17 (-1) -58 (-2) -42 (-2) -76 (-3) -58 (-2) -41 (-2) -16 (-1) +49 (+2) +44 (+2) +51 (+2) -110 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 17' -4h 23' -0h 47' +3h 00' +6h 23' +8h 15' +7h 24' +4h 23' +0h 40' -3h 06' -6h 28' -8h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -64.1 -45.4 -24 -0.8 +15.8 +22.3 +16.4 -0.3 -23 -45.6 -64 -71.3   -23.8

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