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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ankara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ankara, Turkey is approximately 3,245 km or 2,016 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ankara bearing 325.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 298.3° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ankara has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The average annual temperature is 4.8 °C (8.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.1 °C (25.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 794.4 mm (31.3 in) more which is equivalent to 794.4 l/m² (19.5 US gal/ft²) or 7,944,000 l/ha (849,266 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 1665 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 32' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ankara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.9°C (1.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -14 (-24) -9 (-17) -6 (-10) +0 (-1) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +84 (+3) +56 (+2) +78 (+3) +24 (+1) +7 (+0) +23 (+1) +48 (+2) +67 (+3) +99 (+4) +107 (+4) +110 (+4) +93 (+4) +794 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +10 (+35) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +14 (+45) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +12 (+39)   +142 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 17' -2h 22' -2h 42' -2h 48' -3h 46' -5h 56' -8h 21' -8h 07' -6h 12' -5h 07' -4h 12' -2h 38'   -4h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 05' -1h 45' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 39' +3h 35' +3h 09' +1h 45' +0h 15' -1h 13' -2h 41' -3h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20 -20.1 -20.1 -20.2 -20.1 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.1 -20.2 -20.1   -20.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +8 +17 +22 +22 +30 +42 +44 +39 +29 +17 +8   +23.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.6 (+6) +2.3 (+4) +1.2 (+2) -0.9 (-2) -2.4 (-4) -2.3 (-4) -0.1 (0) +0.9 (+2) +1.6 (+3) +1.5 (+3) +2 (+4) +3.1 (+6) +0.9 (+2)

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