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Orkney Islands vs Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point, Namibia is approximately 9,238 km or 5,741 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point bearing 351.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 343.9° or NNW .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The annual average temperature is 8.7 °C (15.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 925 mm (36.4 in) more which is equivalent to 925 l/m² (22.7 US gal/ft²) or 9,250,000 l/ha (988,886 US gal/ac) more. About 41 2/9 as much.
  • There are 1442 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 56' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35° lower in Orkney Islands than in Walvis Bay/ Pelican Point.
  • Relative humidity levels are 58.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +105 (+4) +74 (+3) +57 (+2) +49 (+2) +44 (+2) +45 (+2) +70 (+3) +72 (+3) +77 (+3) +113 (+4) +107 (+4) +112 (+4) +925 (+36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +20 (+65) +16 (+57) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +12 (+39) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +18 (+58) +19 (+63) +20 (+65)   +172 (+47)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 23' -4h 33' -3h 36' -2h 54' -2h 38' -2h 02' -3h 15' -2h 56' -2h 30' -4h 44' -5h 40' -6h 05'   -3h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 29' -3h 54' -0h 42' +2h 40' +5h 41' +7h 22' +6h 36' +3h 54' +0h 36' -2h 45' -5h 45' -7h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -74.8 -56.6 -35.4 -12.2 +4.4 +10.8 +4.8 -12 -34.7 -57 -74.5 -81.6   -35
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +58 +47 +47 +45 +54 +53 +61 +68 +70 +71 +68 +63   +58.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.1 (+4) -2.9 (-5) -0.6 (-1) +2.2 (+4) +8.7 (+16) +11.1 (+20) +17.5 (+32) +21.7 (+39) +22.7 (+41) +18.2 (+33) +10.9 (+20) +5.9 (+11) +9.8 (+18)

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