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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Astrakhan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Astrakhan, Russia is approximately 3,512 km or 2,182 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Astrakhan bearing 314° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 273.5° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Astrakhan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean temperature is 3.1 °C (5.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22 °C (39.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 993.5 mm (39.1 in) more which is equivalent to 993.5 l/m² (24.38 US gal/ft²) or 9,935,000 l/ha (1,062,117 US gal/ac) more. About 5 3/5 as much.
  • There are 1359 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 42' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Astrakhan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +3 (+5) -6 (-11) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +116 (+5) +82 (+3) +98 (+4) +47 (+2) +40 (+2) +39 (+2) +47 (+2) +61 (+2) +94 (+4) +117 (+5) +126 (+5) +127 (+5) +994 (+39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +14 (+50) +13 (+42) +16 (+53) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +14 (+47) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +14 (+45)   +165 (+45)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 21' -1h 33' -2h 17' -3h 18' -4h 21' -5h 50' -6h 30' -6h 21' -5h 02' -3h 56' -2h 34' -1h 25'   -3h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 26' -1h 21' -0h 14' +0h 54' +2h 04' +2h 51' +2h 29' +1h 22' +0h 12' -0h 56' -2h 06' -2h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.7 -13.7 -13.8 -13.8 -13.8 -13.9 -13.8 -13.9 -13.9 -13.8 -13.9 -13.8   -13.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +1 +6 +18 +21 +27 +29 +25 +19 +11 +6 +1   +13.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.1 (+15) +7.8 (+14) +3.4 (+6) -1.8 (-3) -5.2 (-9) -6.1 (-11) -6.2 (-11) -5.5 (-10) -2.9 (-5) +0.8 (+1) +3.8 (+7) +6.1 (+11) +0.2 (+0)

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