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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Aswan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Aswan, Egypt is approximately 4,800 km or 2,983 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Aswan bearing 336° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 311.7° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Aswan has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 19 °C (34.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1208 mm (47.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1208 l/m² (29.65 US gal/ft²) or 12,080,000 l/ha (1,291,432 US gal/ac) more. About 1209 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Aswan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 57.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -29 (-52) -30 (-53) -27 (-49) -27 (-48) -27 (-48) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -19 (-34) -25 (-45)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -22 (-39) -24 (-43) -24 (-42) -22 (-40) -21 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -16 (-30) -13 (-23) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -15 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +92 (+4) +114 (+4) +72 (+3) +61 (+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 ) +25 (+81) +22 (+78) +20 (+65) +21 (+70) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +23 (+74) +24 (+80) +25 (+81)   +242 (+66)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 16' -2h 29' -0h 26' +1h 41' +3h 41' +4h 55' +4h 21' +2h 29' +0h 22' -1h 44' -3h 45' -4h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36 -36 -36.1 -36.1 -36.1 -36 -35.9 -36.2 -36.1 -36 -36.1 -36.1   -36.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +46 +52 +59 +61 +62 +65 +67 +64 +63 +58 +52 +45   +57.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.9 (-2) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +0.9 (+2) +1.2 (+2) +2.6 (+5) +3.6 (+6) +1.7 (+3) +1.1 (+2) -1.4 (-3) -1.6 (-3) -1.4 (-3) +0.6 (+1)

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