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Orkney Islands vs Macquarie Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Macquarie Island, Australia is approximately 18,807 km or 11,687 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Macquarie Island bearing 301.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 253.7° or WSW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Macquarie Island has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.2 °C (5.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 42.1 mm (1.7 in) more which is equivalent to 42.1 l/m² (1.03 US gal/ft²) or 421,000 l/ha (45,008 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° lower in Orkney Islands than in Macquarie Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) +1 (+3) -1 (-2) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +26 (+1) -3 (0) -26 (-1) -40 (-2) -29 (-1) -25 (-1) +2 (+0) +12 (+0) +7 (+0) +41 (+2) +37 (+1) +38 (+2) +42 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 35' -5h 44' -1h 02' +3h 56' +8h 23' +10h 53' +9h 44' +5h 45' +0h 53' -4h 04' -8h 30' -10h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.2 -25.5 -4 +19.2 +35.9 +42.4 +36.5 +19.8 -3 -25.7 -44.2 -51.2   -3.8

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