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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Assab Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Assab, Eritrea is approximately 6,331 km or 3,934 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Assab bearing 335.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 306.3° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Assab has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 23.6 °C (42.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1169.9 mm (46.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1169.9 l/m² (28.71 US gal/ft²) or 11,699,000 l/ha (1,250,701 US gal/ac) more. About 31 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Assab.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -24 (-42) -25 (-44) -25 (-46) -24 (-44) -23 (-42) -24 (-42) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -24 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +127 (+5) +85 (+3) +112 (+4) +68 (+3) +60 (+2) +60 (+2) +55 (+2) +76 (+3) +117 (+5) +133 (+5) +139 (+5) +137 (+5) +1170 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 54' -2h 52' -0h 30' +1h 57' +4h 15' +5h 37' +4h 59' +2h 52' +0h 26' -2h 01' -4h 18' -5h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -46.8 -46.8 -46.9 -47 -32.7 -26.3 -32.2 -46.8 -47 -46.8 -46.9 -47   -42.7

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