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Orkney Islands vs Salzburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Salzburg, Austria is approximately 1,619 km or 1,006 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Salzburg bearing 325.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 313° or NW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Salzburg has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 221 mm (8.7 in) less which is equivalent to 221 l/m² (5.42 US gal/ft²) or 2,210,000 l/ha (236,264 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 508 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 23' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.1° lower in Orkney Islands than in Salzburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +-2 (-4) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) +-3 (-5) +0 (0) +4 (+7) +-3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +20 (+1) -1 (0) -32 (-1) -83 (-3) -108 (-4) -89 (-4) -78 (-3) -12 (0) +46 (+2) +33 (+1) +41 (+2) -221 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -27) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +7 (+23)   +4 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 11' -0h 55' -1h 13' -0h 18' -1h 09' -0h 56' -2h 23' -2h 30' -2h 04' -1h 52' -0h 58' -1h 03'   -1h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 56' -1h 05' -0h 11' +0h 43' +1h 39' +2h 15' +1h 58' +1h 05' +0h 09' -0h 45' -1h 41' -2h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.2 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1   -11.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +3 +6 +5 +9 +6 +8 +7 +3 +4 +5 +4   +5.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -0.5 (-1) -2.1 (-4) -3.6 (-6) -3.3 (-6) -2.5 (-5) -1.8 (-3) +1.6 (+3) +4.2 (+8) +6.3 (+11) +1 (+2)

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