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Glasgow, Scotland vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Glasgow, Scotland, Uk and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 354 km or 220 mi.
  • To reach Glasgow, Scotland in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 195.3° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Glasgow, Scotland bearing 194.1° or SSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Glasgow, Scotland. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 161 mm (6.3 in) more which is equivalent to 161 l/m (3.95 US gal/ft) or 1,610,000 l/ha (172,120 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 39 more hours of sunlight per year in Glasgow, Scotland. In whichever way circa 0h 06' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° higher in Glasgow, Scotland than in Orkney Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 1 (+2) 0 (0) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +6 (+0) +4 (+0) +16 (+1) +17 (+1) +24 (+1) +26 (+1) +18 (+1) +24 (+1) +6 (+0) -1 (0) +15 (+1) +161 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -4) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   +13 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 01' -0h 00' -0h 15' -0h 16' +0h 30' +0h 26' +0h 46' +0h 15' -0h 06' -0h 13' +0h 04' +0h 01'   +0h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 41' +0h 22' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 34' -0h 48' -0h 41' -0h 22' -0h 03' +0h 15' +0h 35' +0h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +3.1 +3 +3.1 +3.1 +3.1 +3.1 +3 +3.1 +3.1 +3 +3.1 +3.1   +3.1

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