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Orkney Islands vs Carrasco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Carrasco, Uruguay is approximately 11,520 km or 7,159 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Carrasco bearing 25.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 42.5° or NE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Carrasco has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 8.4 °C (15.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 151 mm (5.9 in) less which is equivalent to 151 l/m (3.71 US gal/ft) or 1,510,000 l/ha (161,429 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.4° lower in Orkney Islands than in Carrasco.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -16 (-28) -11 (-19) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+1) -13 (-1) -41 (-2) -36 (-1) -44 (-2) -33 (-1) -18 (-1) -17 (-1) -15 (-1) +6 (+0) +13 (+1) +34 (+1) -151 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 19' -4h 24' -0h 47' +3h 01' +6h 24' +8h 17' +7h 26' +4h 25' +0h 41' -3h 07' -6h 29' -8h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -63.6 -44.8 -23.4 -0.2 +16.4 +22.7 +16.7 -0.1 -22.9 -45.4 -63.7 -70.9   -23.4

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