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Orkney Islands vs Roswell, Nm Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Roswell, Nm, Usa is approximately 7,501 km or 4,661 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Roswell, Nm bearing 33.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 117.6° or ESE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Roswell, Nm has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average annual temperature is 7.9 °C (14.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.9 °C (25°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 628.5 mm (24.7 in) more which is equivalent to 628.5 l/m² (15.42 US gal/ft²) or 6,285,000 l/ha (671,908 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.6° lower in Orkney Islands than in Roswell, Nm.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) +-6 (-11) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +0 (+0) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+6) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -1 (-3) +3 (+6) +7 (+12) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +96 (+4) +67 (+3) +57 (+2) +39 (+2) +20 (+1) +5 (+0) +28 (+1) +10 (+0) +27 (+1) +86 (+3) +94 (+4) +101 (+4) +629 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 19' -1h 55' -0h 20' +1h 18' +2h 52' +3h 50' +3h 23' +1h 55' +0h 17' -1h 21' -2h 54' -3h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.7 -25.6 -25.7 -25.7 -25.7 -25.6 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.4 -25.5 -25.6   -25.6

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