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Orkney Islands vs Vologda Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Vologda, Russia is approximately 2,401 km or 1,492 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Vologda bearing 287.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 250.5° or WSW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Vologda has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.8 °C (37.4°F) less in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 374.3 mm (14.7 in) more which is equivalent to 374.3 l/m (9.19 US gal/ft) or 3,743,000 l/ha (400,152 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 489 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 19' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° higher in Orkney Islands than in Vologda.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +10 (+17) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +71 (+3) +54 (+2) +38 (+2) +16 (+1) +1 (+0) -20 (-1) -6 (0) +3 (+0) +23 (+1) +62 (+2) +64 (+3) +70 (+3) +374 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 13' +0h 02' -1h 07' -1h 14' -3h 03' -3h 22' -5h 03' -3h 36' -0h 20' +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 23'   -1h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 05' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 06' -0h 05' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +0.3 +0.5 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.3 +0.3 +0.4 +0.3 +0.3   +0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -1 +2 +2 +11 +7 +4 +3 -3 -3 -2 -2   +1.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +16.2 (+29) +14.1 (+25) +9.3 (+17) +3.8 (+7) +0.8 (+1) -2.3 (-4) -3.1 (-6) -1.1 (-2) +2 (+4) +5.3 (+10) +9.2 (+17) +13.2 (+24) +5.6 (+10)

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