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Istanbul vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Istanbul, Turkey and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 2,988 km or 1,857 mi.
  • To reach Istanbul in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 117.8° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Istanbul bearing 142.8° or SE .
  • Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 6 °C (10.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) more in Istanbul. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 509 mm (20 in) less which is equivalent to 509 l/m² (12.49 US gal/ft²) or 5,090,000 l/ha (544,155 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1217 more hours of sunlight per year in Istanbul. In whichever way circa 3h 19' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.9° higher in Istanbul than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.7°C (8.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -78 (-3) -52 (-2) -31 (-1) -5 (0) +32 (+1) +18 (+1) -43 (-2) -51 (-2) -53 (-2) -83 (-3) -78 (-3) -85 (-3) -509 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -21) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -17) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -30) -12 ( -39) -9 ( -30) -7 ( -23)   -91 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 30' +1h 27' +1h 19' +1h 18' +3h 09' +4h 56' +7h 15' +6h 44' +4h 24' +3h 21' +2h 22' +2h 00'   +3h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 40' +1h 31' +0h 16' -1h 02' -2h 18' -3h 06' -2h 43' -1h 32' -0h 13' +1h 04' +2h 20' +3h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +17.9 +17.8 +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +18 +17.9 +18 +18 +17.9 +17.9 +17.9   +17.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -4 -4 -1 -4 -6 -9 -12 -7 -6 -6 -6   -5.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +0.6 (+1) +0.8 (+1) +1.3 (+2) +4.6 (+8) +6.5 (+12) +8 (+14) +7.8 (+14) +7.7 (+14) +6.8 (+12) +6.3 (+11) +4.4 (+8) +1.9 (+3) +4.7 (+8)

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