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Orkney Islands vs Fairmont, Mn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Fairmont, Mn, Usa is approximately 6,003 km or 3,730 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Fairmont, Mn bearing 39.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 117.2° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Fairmont, Mn has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.3 °C (43.7°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 191.4 mm (7.5 in) more which is equivalent to 191.4 l/m² (4.7 US gal/ft²) or 1,914,000 l/ha (204,619 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.9° lower in Orkney Islands than in Fairmont, Mn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+21) +8 (+15) +3 (+5) -5 (-8) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) +3 (+5) +10 (+18) +-2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +11 (+21) +5 (+10) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) -1 (-1) +6 (+10) +13 (+23) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +8 (+15) +2 (+3) -3 (-6) -6 (-12) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +9 (+16) +16 (+28) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +87 (+3) +59 (+2) +18 (+1) -24 (-1) -43 (-2) -56 (-2) -31 (-1) -28 (-1) 0 (0) +56 (+2) +69 (+3) +85 (+3) +191 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 22' -1h 21' -0h 14' +0h 54' +2h 02' +2h 45' +2h 25' +1h 21' +0h 12' -0h 56' -2h 04' -2h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15 -14.9 -15 -15 -15 -14.9 -14.8 -14.9 -14.8 -14.8 -14.8 -14.9   -14.9

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