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Orkney Islands vs Carolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Carolina, Brazil is approximately 8,364 km or 5,198 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Carolina bearing 22° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 46° or NE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Carolina has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 18 °C (32.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 770.7 mm (30.3 in) less which is equivalent to 770.7 l/m (18.91 US gal/ft) or 7,707,000 l/ha (823,929 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.5° lower in Orkney Islands than in Carolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.5°C (27.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -24 (-42) -22 (-40) -20 (-37) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -21 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -20 (-37) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -16 (-28) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -178 (-7) -192 (-8) -214 (-8) -138 (-5) -6 (0) +33 (+1) +62 (+2) +58 (+2) +28 (+1) -44 (-2) -60 (-2) -122 (-5) -771 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 38' -3h 22' -0h 36' +2h 18' +4h 55' +6h 25' +5h 43' +3h 22' +0h 31' -2h 22' -4h 59' -6h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -66 -64.8 -50.7 -27.7 -11.1 -4.7 -10.7 -27.6 -50.2 -64.5 -65.8 -66.2   -42.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -3 -5 -6 +5 +16 +24 +32 +24 +10 +6 +3   +8.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -20.6 (-37) -21.4 (-39) -20.9 (-38) -20 (-36) -15.6 (-28) -10.9 (-20) -7.2 (-13) -6.2 (-11) -10.1 (-18) -15.2 (-27) -17.9 (-32) -19.4 (-35) -15.5 (-28)

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