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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Aberdeen, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Aberdeen, Scotland, Uk is approximately 335 km or 208 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Aberdeen, Scotland bearing 9.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 10.7° or N .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 425 mm (16.7 in) more which is equivalent to 425 l/m² (10.43 US gal/ft²) or 4,250,000 l/ha (454,353 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 319 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 0h 52' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Aberdeen, Scotland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Aberdeen, Scotland vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (-1) +-1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-1) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +49 (+2) +41 (+2) +56 (+2) +19 (+1) +3 (+0) +7 (+0) +2 (+0) +4 (+0) +50 (+2) +57 (+2) +68 (+3) +69 (+3) +425 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +6 (+21) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +7 (+23)   +46 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 00' -1h 03' -0h 36' -0h 32' -0h 32' -0h 50' -1h 05' -1h 01' -0h 50' -0h 58' -0h 54' -1h 03'   -0h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 43' -0h 23' -0h 03' +0h 15' +0h 36' +0h 52' +0h 44' +0h 23' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 37' -0h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -3 -2.9 -3 -2.9 -3 -2.9 -2.9 -3 -3   -3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +0 -1 -1 -3 +0 +2 +1 +1 -1 +0 -2   -0.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0 (+0) +0.1 (+0) -0.6 (-1) -1 (-2) -1.5 (-3) -2 (-4) -1.4 (-3) -1.3 (-2) -1 (-2) -1.2 (-2) +1 (+2) +0.6 (+1) -0.7 (-1)

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