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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Baghdad Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Baghdad, Iraq is approximately 4,432 km or 2,754 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Baghdad bearing 326.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 291.7° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Baghdad has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 15.9 °C (28.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.8 °C (28.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1053 mm (41.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1053 l/m² (25.84 US gal/ft²) or 10,530,000 l/ha (1,125,727 US gal/ac) more. About 7 3/4 as much.
  • There are 2162 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 54' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Baghdad.
  • Relative humidity levels are 41.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -21 (-38) -26 (-47) -29 (-51) -29 (-53) -30 (-54) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -18 (-32) -12 (-22) -21 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -17 (-30) -20 (-37) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -20 (-37) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +105 (+4) +64 (+3) +86 (+3) +55 (+2) +55 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +131 (+5) +122 (+5) +116 (+5) +1053 (+41)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +20 (+65) +17 (+60) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +22 (+71) +19 (+63) +19 (+61)   +209 (+57)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 23' -5h 24' -5h 01' -4h 08' -4h 21' -6h 20' -7h 11' -7h 38' -7h 02' -6h 38' -6h 00' -5h 48'   -5h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 38' -2h 05' -0h 22' +1h 25' +3h 08' +4h 13' +3h 42' +2h 06' +0h 19' -1h 28' -3h 11' -4h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.7 -26.7 -26.8 -26.9 -26.8 -26.9 -26.8 -26.9 -26.9 -26.8 -26.9 -26.9   -26.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +23 +30 +37 +49 +60 +63 +63 +59 +51 +34 +16   +41.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.1 (-7) -4.6 (-8) -4.6 (-8) -6.6 (-12) -4.2 (-8) -0.1 (0) +0.3 (+1) -0.1 (0) -0.7 (-1) -2.5 (-5) -4.4 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -3 (-5)

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