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Nantes vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nantes, France and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 1,315 km or 817 mi.
  • To reach Nantes in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 175.7° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Nantes bearing 176.7° or S .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.5 °C (6.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Nantes. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 159.5 mm (6.3 in) less which is equivalent to 159.5 l/m² (3.91 US gal/ft²) or 1,595,000 l/ha (170,516 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 748 more hours of sunlight per year in Nantes. In whichever way circa 2h 02' more per day or about 1 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.8° higher in Nantes than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.7°C (6.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +4 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -18 (-1) -9 (0) +4 (+0) -1 (0) +18 (+1) -1 (0) -25 (-1) -30 (-1) -16 (-1) -34 (-1) -20 (-1) -28 (-1) -160 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -11) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10)   -16 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 21' +1h 16' +2h 03' +1h 42' +2h 07' +2h 34' +3h 42' +3h 21' +2h 04' +1h 48' +1h 14' +1h 13'   +2h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 01' +1h 08' +0h 11' -0h 45' -1h 43' -2h 21' -2h 03' -1h 08' -0h 10' +0h 47' +1h 45' +2h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.8 +11.7 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.7 +11.8 +11.8   +11.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +6 +2 +2 +0 -2 -5 -6 +1 +4 +5 +6   +1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.1 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +3.8 (+7) +4.2 (+8) +4.8 (+9) +5.4 (+10) +4.9 (+9) +4.2 (+8) +5 (+9) +3.7 (+7) +2.3 (+4) +1.4 (+3) +3.7 (+7)

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