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Orkney Islands vs Mobile, Alabama Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Mobile, Alabama, Usa is approximately 6,868 km or 4,268 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Mobile, Alabama bearing 35.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 103.4° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mobile, Alabama has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 11.6 °C (20.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 676.6 mm (26.6 in) less which is equivalent to 676.6 l/m² (16.61 US gal/ft²) or 6,766,000 l/ha (723,330 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 1487 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 03' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.2° lower in Orkney Islands than in Mobile, Alabama.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -15 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-21) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -60 (-2) -98 (-4) -63 (-2) -100 (-4) -82 (-3) -103 (-4) -102 (-4) -72 (-3) +38 (+2) +3 (+0) -23 (-1) -677 (-27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +7 (+25) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) +6 (+20) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +11 (+35)   +69 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 00' -3h 21' -3h 36' -3h 30' -4h 13' -3h 54' -3h 34' -4h 01' -3h 58' -5h 38' -5h 06' -3h 52'   -4h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 30' -2h 02' -0h 21' +1h 23' +3h 02' +4h 02' +3h 34' +2h 03' +0h 18' -1h 26' -3h 05' -4h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.3 -28.2 -28.3 -28.3 -28.3 -28.2 -28.1 -28.2 -28.1 -28 -28.1 -28.2   -28.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +20 +23 +18 +21 +18 +16 +21 +21 +29 +30 +23   +21.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.7 (-3) -3.6 (-6) -5.5 (-10) -8.7 (-16) -9.2 (-17) -11.1 (-20) -10.8 (-19) -9.5 (-17) -8.8 (-16) -4.5 (-8) -2.4 (-4) -2 (-4) -6.5 (-12)

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