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Orkney Islands vs Chita Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Chita, Russia is approximately 6,412 km or 3,984 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Chita bearing 326.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 220.8° or SW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Chita has a boreal subarctic climate with dry winters (Dwc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 11 °C (19.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 37 °C (66.6°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to hypercontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 605 mm (23.8 in) more which is equivalent to 605 l/m² (14.85 US gal/ft²) or 6,050,000 l/ha (646,785 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1149 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 08' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.9° lower in Orkney Islands than in Chita.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13°C (23.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +26 (+47) +17 (+31) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +4 (+6) +10 (+18) +21 (+37) +29 (+52) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +103 (+4) +77 (+3) +61 (+2) +44 (+2) +26 (+1) -5 (0) -22 (-1) -15 (-1) +27 (+1) +101 (+4) +100 (+4) +108 (+4) +605 (+24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +14 (+50) +11 (+35) +9 (+30) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +6 (+20) +15 (+48) +16 (+53) +16 (+52)   +107 (+29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 52' -3h 53' -4h 27' -2h 54' -3h 17' -2h 50' -3h 11' -3h 09' -2h 34' -3h 05' -3h 02' -2h 29'   -3h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 21' -0h 44' -0h 07' +0h 30' +1h 09' +1h 35' +1h 22' +0h 45' +0h 06' -0h 31' -1h 10' -1h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.9 -6.7 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.9 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7 -6.9   -6.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +10 +16 +5 +31 +18 +9 +9 +10 +17 +13 +8   +13.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +31.6 (+57) +26.5 (+48) +18.7 (+34) +6.7 (+12) +7.7 (+14) +0 (+0) -4 (-7) -0.2 (0) +5.3 (+10) +12.1 (+22) +21.7 (+39) +29.4 (+53) +13 (+23)

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