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Adelaide, South Australia vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Adelaide, South Australia, Australia and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 16,147 km or 10,034 mi.
  • To reach Adelaide, South Australia in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 63.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Adelaide, South Australia bearing 145.7° or SE .
  • Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.2 °C (14.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Adelaide, South Australia. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 500.5 mm (19.7 in) less which is equivalent to 500.5 l/m² (12.28 US gal/ft²) or 5,005,000 l/ha (535,068 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1312 more hours of sunlight per year in Adelaide, South Australia. In whichever way circa 3h 36' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.2° higher in Adelaide, South Australia than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.9°C (1.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +22 (+40) +19 (+33) +13 (+24) +7 (+12) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) +16 (+28) +19 (+34) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +7 (+12) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +4 (+6) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +4 (+6) +8 (+14) +11 (+21) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -86 (-3) -59 (-2) -43 (-2) -13 (-1) +11 (+0) +4 (+0) -4 (0) -24 (-1) -38 (-1) -76 (-3) -85 (-3) -87 (-3) -501 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17 ( -55) -13 ( -46) -9 ( -29) -3 ( -10) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) -8 ( -26) -12 ( -40) -15 ( -48)   -67 ( -18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 54' +7h 11' +4h 36' +1h 00' -0h 38' -1h 34' -0h 03' +1h 01' +2h 30' +4h 32' +7h 10' +8h 34'   +3h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 19' +4h 24' +0h 47' -3h 01' -6h 25' -8h 18' -7h 26' -4h 25' -0h 41' +3h 07' +6h 30' +8h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +63.6 +44.9 +23.5 +0.3 -16.4 -22.9 -16.9 -0.2 +22.6 +45.1 +63.5 +70.8   +23.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -54 -49 -43 -29 -23 -13 -16 -24 -31 -41 -50 -53   -35.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +2.2 (+4) +3.7 (+7) +3 (+5) +2.9 (+5) -0.2 (0) -2 (-4) -5.2 (-9) -6.3 (-11) -5.2 (-9) -3.2 (-6) -1.4 (-3) +0.4 (+1) -0.9 (-2)

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