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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Arica Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Arica, Chile is approximately 10,678 km or 6,636 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Arica bearing 27.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 63.1° or ENE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Arica has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.8 °C (21.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1208.4 mm (47.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1208.4 l/m² (29.66 US gal/ft²) or 12,084,000 l/ha (1,291,860 US gal/ac) more. About 2015 as much.
  • There are 685 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 52' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Arica.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.3°C (16.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -14 (-26) -10 (-18) -6 (-12) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +92 (+4) +114 (+4) +72 (+3) +62 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +134 (+5) +143 (+6) +142 (+6) +1208 (+48)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24.5 (+79) +22 (+78) +20 (+65) +21 (+70) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +16.5 (+53) +19 (+63) +23 (+74) +24 (+80) +24.5 (+79)   +241.5 (+66)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 29' -4h 06' -3h 29' -2h 54' +0h 42' +1h 46' +1h 01' +1h 09' +2h 00' -2h 38' -5h 00' -5h 38'   -1h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 33' -3h 54' -0h 42' +2h 40' +5h 42' +7h 27' +6h 39' +3h 54' +0h 36' -2h 45' -5h 47' -7h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -76.8 -62 -41 -17.9 -1.3 +5.1 -0.9 -17.8 -40.5 -62.5 -76.4 -78.4   -39.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +13 +10 +6 +3 +4 +7 +7 +8 +10 +16 +16   +9.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.6 (-28) -16.2 (-29) -15 (-27) -12.4 (-22) -8.7 (-16) -5.5 (-10) -2.2 (-4) -2.3 (-4) -4.2 (-8) -7.4 (-13) -9.7 (-17) -12.7 (-23) -9.3 (-17)

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