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Gothenburg vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gothenburg, Sweden and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 879 km or 546 mi.
  • To reach Gothenburg in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 92.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Gothenburg bearing 105.4° or ESE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) more in Gothenburg. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 278 mm (10.9 in) less which is equivalent to 278 l/m² (6.82 US gal/ft²) or 2,780,000 l/ha (297,200 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 724 more hours of sunlight per year in Gothenburg. In whichever way circa 1h 58' more per day or about 1 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° higher in Gothenburg than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) 0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -45 (-2) -36 (-1) -12 (0) -12 (0) +8 (+0) +15 (+1) +9 (+0) -3 (0) -48 (-2) -45 (-2) -55 (-2) -278 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -18) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13)   -25 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 27' +0h 33' +1h 40' +1h 42' +3h 23' +3h 52' +4h 50' +3h 44' +2h 08' +0h 56' +0h 14' +0h 07'   +1h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 17' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 14' -0h 21' -0h 18' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 15' +0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.3 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.3 +1.2 +1.2 +1.3 +1.3   +1.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +0 -3 -4 -12 -8 -6 -8 -2 -3 +0 +0   -3.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.6 (-8) -5.1 (-9) -4.1 (-7) -1.3 (-2) +0 (+0) +2.7 (+5) +3.2 (+6) +1.9 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1.9 (-3) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)

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