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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ammassalik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ammassalik, Greenland is approximately 1,914 km or 1,189 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ammassalik bearing 91.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 124° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ammassalik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.6 °C (15.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.9 °C (10.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 225 mm (8.9 in) more which is equivalent to 225 l/m² (5.52 US gal/ft²) or 2,250,000 l/ha (240,540 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/9 as much.
  • There are 393 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 03' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ammassalik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +10 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+1) -10 (0) +16 (+1) -5 (0) -1 (0) +10 (+0) +15 (+1) +13 (+1) +43 (+2) +48 (+2) +47 (+2) +36 (+1) +225 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +11 (+39) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +10 (+32) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +14 (+45)   +122 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 46' +0h 27' -0h 40' -1h 06' -2h 17' -2h 28' -5h 05' -2h 58' -0h 56' +0h 25' +0h 40' +0h 27'   -1h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 10' +0h 59' +0h 09' -0h 38' -1h 41' -2h 57' -2h 14' -0h 59' -0h 08' +0h 39' +1h 43' +2h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.4 +5.2   +5.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +4 +4 +1 -3 -2 +4 +3 +8 +6 +9 +9   +4.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.9 (+20) +10.8 (+19) +12.3 (+22) +9.1 (+16) +6.5 (+12) +5.4 (+10) +6.2 (+11) +6.4 (+12) +8.6 (+15) +9.2 (+17) +11.6 (+21) +12.5 (+23) +9.1 (+16)

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