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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Atbara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Atbara, Sudan is approximately 5,487 km or 3,410 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Atbara bearing 337.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 313.7° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Atbara has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 23 °C (41.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1149.1 mm (45.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1149.1 l/m² (28.2 US gal/ft²) or 11,491,000 l/ha (1,228,464 US gal/ac) more. About 20 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Atbara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -24 (-43) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -26 (-46) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -20 (-35) -23 (-41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +92 (+4) +114 (+4) +72 (+3) +59 (+2) +59 (+2) +43 (+2) +52 (+2) +111 (+4) +132 (+5) +143 (+6) +142 (+6) +1149 (+45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 38' -2h 42' -0h 28' +1h 50' +4h 01' +5h 20' +4h 43' +2h 43' +0h 24' -1h 54' -4h 05' -5h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.2 -42.2 -42.3 -42.4 -37.3 -31 -36.6 -42.4 -42.4 -42.2 -42.3 -42.4   -40.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +50 +56 +61 +60 +59 +59 +53 +49 +55 +56 +53 +49   +55
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.4 (-10) -3.5 (-6) -2.5 (-5) -3.1 (-6) -3.4 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -5.4 (-10) -6.8 (-12) -6.1 (-11) -6.2 (-11) -6.4 (-12) -5.9 (-11) -4.9 (-9)

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