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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Alto Tapajos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Alto Tapajos, Brazil is approximately 8,965 km or 5,571 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Alto Tapajos bearing 24.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 56.8° or ENE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alto Tapajos has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 18 °C (32.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1532 mm (60.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1532 l/m² (37.6 US gal/ft²) or 15,320,000 l/ha (1,637,810 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 913 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 29' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Alto Tapajos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -15 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -267 (-11) -324 (-13) -265 (-10) -230 (-9) -50 (-2) +40 (+2) +40 (+2) +28 (+1) -26 (-1) -113 (-4) -172 (-7) -193 (-8) -1532 (-60)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) +11 (+37) +15 (+48) +11 (+35) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +1 (+3)   +39 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 40' -1h 24' -0h 38' +0h 04' -1h 05' -3h 00' -4h 40' -4h 38' -2h 16' -3h 01' -3h 08' -3h 19'   -2h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 57' -3h 31' -0h 38' +2h 24' +5h 11' +6h 48' +6h 03' +3h 32' +0h 32' -2h 29' -5h 15' -6h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -67.1 -66 -51.9 -28.9 -12.3 -5.9 -11.9 -28.8 -51.4 -65.7 -67 -67.4   -43.7

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