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Orkney Islands vs Marquette, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Marquette, Michigan, Usa is approximately 5,459 km or 3,392 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Marquette, Michigan bearing 42.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 115° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Marquette, Michigan has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.2 °C (7.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.6 °C (37.1°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 51.3 mm (2 in) more which is equivalent to 51.3 l/m² (1.26 US gal/ft²) or 513,000 l/ha (54,843 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1197 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 16' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.4° lower in Orkney Islands than in Marquette, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +6 (+11) +0 (+1) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) +0 (-1) +5 (+10) +11 (+20) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +10 (+17) +4 (+6) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +13 (+24) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +13 (+24) +7 (+12) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +10 (+18) +15 (+28) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +50 (+2) +35 (+1) -5 (0) -16 (-1) -31 (-1) -42 (-2) -2 (0) -12 (0) -26 (-1) +21 (+1) +34 (+1) +46 (+2) +51 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +3 (+11) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +5 (+16)   +32 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 05' -2h 30' -3h 15' -2h 34' -3h 44' -4h 42' -6h 17' -5h 05' -3h 04' -2h 42' -1h 28' -1h 42'   -3h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 05' -1h 10' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 47' +2h 26' +2h 08' +1h 11' +0h 10' -0h 49' -1h 49' -2h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.5 -12.4 -12.5 -12.5 -12.4 -12.4 -12.3 -12.3 -12.3 -12.2 -12.3 -12.4   -12.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +11 +10 +10 +14 +12 +16 +18 +15 +19 +13 +12   +13.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16.2 (+29) +15 (+27) +10.6 (+19) +5.1 (+9) +1.8 (+3) -1.5 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -0.1 (0) +2.4 (+4) +6.1 (+11) +9.1 (+16) +14.5 (+26) +6.5 (+12)

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