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Orkney Islands vs Prince George, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Prince George, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 6,365 km or 3,955 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Prince George, British Columbia bearing 32.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 142.5° or SE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Prince George, British Columbia has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The mean temperature is 4.4 °C (8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.2 °C (29.2°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 333.4 mm (13.1 in) more which is equivalent to 333.4 l/m² (8.18 US gal/ft²) or 3,334,000 l/ha (356,427 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 613 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 40' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5° lower in Orkney Islands than in Prince George, British Columbia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.8°C (14.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +7 (+12) +2 (+4) +-2 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) +-2 (-4) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +9 (+17) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +10 (+17) +13 (+24) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +16 (+28) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +44 (+2) +31 (+1) +23 (+1) -6 (0) -19 (-1) +11 (+0) +14 (+1) +19 (+1) +54 (+2) +54 (+2) +58 (+2) +333 (+13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +4 (+14) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +5 (+16)   +25 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 38' -0h 57' -1h 00' -1h 06' -2h 32' -2h 20' -4h 15' -3h 40' -1h 44' -0h 44' -0h 32' -0h 30'   -1h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 02' -0h 34' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 53' +1h 14' +1h 04' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 23' -0h 54' -1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.2 -5.1 -5.2 -5.2 -5.1 -5.1 -5 -5 -4.9 -4.9 -5 -5.1   -5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +9 +17 +25 +32 +26 +26 +26 +23 +17 +6 +2   +17.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.8 (+25) +10.2 (+18) +8 (+14) +6.7 (+12) +6.8 (+12) +3.9 (+7) +3.6 (+6) +4.1 (+7) +6.5 (+12) +7.1 (+13) +10 (+18) +13.3 (+24) +7.8 (+14)

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