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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs La Paz, Baja California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and La Paz, Baja California, Mexico is approximately 8,679 km or 5,393 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from La Paz, Baja California bearing 28.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 118.2° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas La Paz, Baja California has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.9 °C (30.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 994.5 mm (39.2 in) more which is equivalent to 994.5 l/m² (24.41 US gal/ft²) or 9,945,000 l/ha (1,063,187 US gal/ac) more. About 5 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in La Paz, Baja California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.3°C (22.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +115 (+5) +86 (+3) +113 (+4) +71 (+3) +62 (+2) +57 (+2) +50 (+2) +25 (+1) +38 (+1) +123 (+5) +134 (+5) +121 (+5) +995 (+39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24 (+77) +21 (+74) +19.5 (+63) +20.5 (+68) +15 (+48) +14.5 (+48) +15 (+48) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +22 (+71) +22 (+73) +23 (+74)   +222.5 (+61)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 15' -2h 28' -0h 26' +1h 40' +3h 41' +4h 54' +4h 20' +2h 28' +0h 22' -1h 44' -3h 44' -4h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.9 -35.9 -36 -36.1 -35.9 -35.9 -35.6 -35.9 -35.8 -35.7 -35.8 -35.9   -35.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +17 +20 +17 +16 +20 +23 +18 +16 +19 +20 +18   +18.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.9 (-20) -11.7 (-21) -11.3 (-20) -13.3 (-24) -12.9 (-23) -11.5 (-21) -11.9 (-21) -12.7 (-23) -14.2 (-26) -13.6 (-24) -12.1 (-22) -11.2 (-20) -12.3 (-22)

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