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Orkney Islands vs Great Falls, Montana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Great Falls, Montana, Usa is approximately 6,516 km or 4,049 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Great Falls, Montana bearing 35° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 131.3° or SE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Great Falls, Montana has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 1 °C (1.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.1 °C (30.8°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 561.7 mm (22.1 in) more which is equivalent to 561.7 l/m² (13.79 US gal/ft²) or 5,617,000 l/ha (600,495 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/9 as much.
  • There are 1752 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 47' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.4° lower in Orkney Islands than in Great Falls, Montana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.6°C (13.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +-4 (-7) -6 (-12) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) +-4 (-8) +2 (+3) +6 (+12) +-3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +0 (+0) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +5 (+10) +10 (+17) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+17) +13 (+23) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +82 (+3) +65 (+3) +37 (+1) +15 (+1) -18 (-1) -15 (-1) +40 (+2) +36 (+1) +47 (+2) +93 (+4) +90 (+4) +90 (+4) +562 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +10 (+35) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +8 (+27) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +15 (+48)   +94 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 03' -4h 16' -5h 07' -3h 28' -4h 13' -5h 08' -7h 50' -7h 00' -5h 18' -4h 27' -3h 04' -3h 29'   -4h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 58' -1h 06' -0h 11' +0h 44' +1h 41' +2h 18' +2h 01' +1h 07' +0h 10' -0h 46' -1h 43' -2h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.5 -11.5 -11.5 -11.6 -11.5 -11.5 -11.4 -11.4 -11.3 -11.3 -11.4 -11.4   -11.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +19 +21 +30 +33 +29 +42 +44 +38 +37 +29 +27   +30.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13 (+23) +9.2 (+17) +7.5 (+14) +6.5 (+12) +5.2 (+9) +1.7 (+3) +4.4 (+8) +5.3 (+10) +7 (+13) +8.2 (+15) +10 (+18) +13.5 (+24) +7.6 (+14)

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