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Burlington, Iowa vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Burlington, Iowa, Usa and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 6,130 km or 3,809 mi.
  • To reach Burlington, Iowa in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 292.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Burlington, Iowa bearing 218.9° or SW .
  • Burlington, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.5 °C (36.9°F) more in Burlington, Iowa. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 71 mm (2.8 in) less which is equivalent to 71 l/m (1.74 US gal/ft) or 710,000 l/ha (75,904 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1840 more hours of sunlight per year in Burlington, Iowa. In whichever way circa 5h 01' more per day or about 2 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° higher in Burlington, Iowa than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) 1 (+2) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) 1 (+2) -4 (-7) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -64 (-3) -43 (-2) +4 (+0) +35 (+1) +56 (+2) +81 (+3) +15 (+1) +16 (+1) +3 (+0) -44 (-2) -59 (-2) -71 (-3) -71 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -10 ( -35) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -39) -12 ( -40) -13 ( -42)   -79 ( -22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 54' +4h 19' +3h 56' +3h 22' +4h 15' +5h 50' +7h 05' +6h 42' +5h 52' +5h 52' +5h 00' +4h 13'   +5h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 41' +1h 32' +0h 16' -1h 02' -2h 19' -3h 07' -2h 44' -1h 32' -0h 14' +1h 04' +2h 21' +3h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +18.2 +18.2 +18.2 +18.2 +18.2 +18.2 +18.1 +18.1 +18 +18 +18 +18.1   +18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -12 -17 -20 -22 -18 -22 -24 -27 -30 -24 -17   -20.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -10.2 (-18) -7.4 (-13) -4.8 (-9) -0.6 (-1) +2.8 (+5) +6.5 (+12) +6.5 (+12) +5.2 (+9) +1.1 (+2) -2.5 (-5) -6.6 (-12) -9.3 (-17) -1.6 (-3)

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