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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Taif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Taif, Saudi Arabia is approximately 5,387 km or 3,347 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Taif bearing 333.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 304.2° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Taif has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 15.5 °C (27.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1090 mm (42.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1090 l/m² (26.75 US gal/ft²) or 10,900,000 l/ha (1,165,282 US gal/ac) more. About 10 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Taif.
  • Relative humidity levels are 42.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -16 (-30) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +123 (+5) +88 (+3) +99 (+4) +72 (+3) +31 (+1) +55 (+2) +58 (+2) +73 (+3) +111 (+4) +123 (+5) +122 (+5) +135 (+5) +1090 (+43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 25' -2h 34' -0h 27' +1h 44' +3h 49' +5h 05' +4h 30' +2h 35' +0h 23' -1h 48' -3h 53' -5h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -38.5 -38.4 -38.5 -38.6 -38.4 -34.7 -37.9 -38.7 -38.6 -38.5 -38.6 -38.6   -38.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +26 +32 +38 +37 +43 +58 +59 +57 +57 +46 +33 +29   +42.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.7 (-12) -6.1 (-11) -6 (-11) -6.4 (-12) -4.7 (-8) +1.6 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +1.6 (+3) +0.9 (+2) -2.4 (-4) -5.2 (-9) -5.2 (-9) -3 (-5)

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