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Orkney Islands vs Paramaribo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Paramaribo, Suriname is approximately 7,377 km or 4,584 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Paramaribo bearing 26.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 59.2° or ENE .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Paramaribo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 19.3 °C (34.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1262 mm (49.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1262 l/m² (30.97 US gal/ft²) or 12,620,000 l/ha (1,349,162 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 1338 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 39' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.3° lower in Orkney Islands than in Paramaribo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -88 (-3) -71 (-3) -97 (-4) -181 (-7) -275 (-11) -257 (-10) -155 (-6) -92 (-4) -8 (0) +26 (+1) -2 (0) -62 (-2) -1262 (-50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -15 ( -48) -17 ( -57) -12 ( -39) -5 ( -16) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) -1 ( -3)   -49 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 27' -3h 47' -3h 03' -0h 52' +0h 01' -0h 38' -3h 17' -4h 32' -5h 32' -6h 32' -6h 16' -4h 58'   -3h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 57' -2h 56' -0h 31' +2h 00' +4h 19' +5h 39' +5h 02' +2h 57' +0h 27' -2h 04' -4h 23' -5h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53 -52.8 -52.8 -40.9 -24.3 -17.9 -23.9 -40.7 -52.7 -52.6 -52.8 -53   -43.3

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