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Astrakhan vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Astrakhan, Russia and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 3,606 km or 2,241 mi.
  • To reach Astrakhan in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 90.1° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Astrakhan bearing 131.7° or SE .
  • Astrakhan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.7 °C (39.1°F) more in Astrakhan. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 732.5 mm (28.8 in) less which is equivalent to 732.5 l/m² (17.98 US gal/ft²) or 7,325,000 l/ha (783,091 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • There are 1237 more hours of sunlight per year in Astrakhan. In whichever way circa 3h 22' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.6° higher in Astrakhan than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) +5 (+8) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +10 (+19) +6 (+11) +0 (+0) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -90 (-4) -69 (-3) -49 (-2) -26 (-1) -24 (-1) -25 (-1) -56 (-2) -57 (-2) -54 (-2) -96 (-4) -90 (-4) -97 (-4) -733 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -9 ( -32) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -27) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -8 ( -26) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -40) -10 ( -32)   -110 ( -30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 03' +1h 14' +2h 00' +2h 42' +4h 13' +5h 26' +6h 11' +5h 58' +4h 44' +3h 32' +2h 20' +1h 03'   +3h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 07' +1h 11' +0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 49' -2h 28' -2h 09' -1h 12' -0h 10' +0h 50' +1h 50' +2h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.6 +12.5 +12.6 +12.6 +12.6 +12.7 +12.6 +12.7 +12.7 +12.6 +12.7 +12.6   +12.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +1 -3 -13 -20 -23 -23 -22 -15 -10 -4 +0   -10.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.9 (-16) -8.4 (-15) -3.8 (-7) +1.7 (+3) +4.4 (+8) +5.9 (+11) +6.4 (+12) +5.1 (+9) +2.6 (+5) -1.6 (-3) -3.9 (-7) -6.5 (-12) -0.6 (-1)

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