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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Alert, Nunavut Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Alert, Nunavut, Canada is approximately 2,999 km or 1,864 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Alert, Nunavut bearing 106° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 165.4° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alert, Nunavut has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 25 °C (45°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.3 °C (50.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1054.7 mm (41.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1054.7 l/m² (25.88 US gal/ft²) or 10,547,000 l/ha (1,127,544 US gal/ac) more. About 7 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.3° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Alert, Nunavut.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 26.2°C (47.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+60) +35 (+63) +35 (+64) +29 (+52) +19 (+34) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +19 (+34) +26 (+47) +31 (+55) +32 (+57) +24 (+43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+63) +37 (+66) +37 (+66) +30 (+55) +19 (+35) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +20 (+36) +28 (+50) +32 (+58) +33 (+60) +25 (+45)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +37 (+66) +39 (+69) +38 (+69) +32 (+57) +20 (+36) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +21 (+38) +30 (+53) +34 (+61) +35 (+63) +26 (+47)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +123 (+5) +87 (+3) +107 (+4) +63 (+2) +52 (+2) +47 (+2) +37 (+1) +55 (+2) +94 (+4) +121 (+5) +134 (+5) +135 (+5) +1055 (+42)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +16 (+57) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +9 (+29) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +14 (+45) +16 (+53) +17 (+55)   +148 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 25' +8h 42' +2h 38' -8h 01' -7h 08' -5h 36' -6h 19' -8h 41' -2h 14' +8h 07' +7h 04' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.4 +22.2 +22.2 +22.3 +22.3 +22.3 +22.4 +22.4 +22.3 +22.3 +22.4 +22.4   +22.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +21 +25 +19 +6 -1 +5 +0 +1 +8 +18 +19   +11.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +36.3 (+65) +38.4 (+69) +39.5 (+71) +32.2 (+58) +19.7 (+35) +10.3 (+19) +9.3 (+17) +10.7 (+19) +19.8 (+36) +27.8 (+50) +34.7 (+62) +35.7 (+64) +26.2 (+47)

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