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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Potenza, Basilicata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Potenza, Basilicata, Italy is approximately 2,464 km or 1,531 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Potenza, Basilicata bearing 337.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 324° or NW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 4.4 °C (7.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 558.4 mm (22 in) more which is equivalent to 558.4 l/m² (13.7 US gal/ft²) or 5,584,000 l/ha (596,967 US gal/ac) more. About 1 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Potenza, Basilicata.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +68 (+3) +38 (+2) +61 (+2) +12 (+0) +16 (+1) +18 (+1) +33 (+1) +43 (+2) +73 (+3) +64 (+3) +63 (+2) +69 (+3) +558 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +12 (+42) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +14 (+45) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +12 (+40) +13 (+42)   +139 (+38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 01' -1h 43' -0h 18' +1h 09' +2h 35' +3h 31' +3h 05' +1h 43' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 38' -3h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.4 -19.4 -19.4 -19.5 -19.5 -19.5 -19.4 -19.5 -19.5 -19.4 -19.5 -19.5   -19.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +9 +11 +11 +10 +14 +23 +21 +19 +13 +12 +9   +13.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1 (+2) +0.8 (+1) +0.2 (+0) -1.4 (-3) -3.4 (-6) -4 (-7) -2.9 (-5) -3.5 (-6) -2.5 (-5) -2 (-4) +0.1 (+0) +1.2 (+2) -1.4 (-3)

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