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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Basra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Basra, Iraq is approximately 4,863 km or 3,022 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Basra bearing 327.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 290.1° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 17.5 °C (31.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.8 °C (23°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1048 mm (41.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1048 l/m² (25.72 US gal/ft²) or 10,480,000 l/ha (1,120,382 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/2 as much.
  • There are 2237 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 07' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Basra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.1°C (20°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -23 (-42) -26 (-47) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -27 (-48) -27 (-48) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -11 (-21) -15 (-28) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +103 (+4) +75 (+3) +90 (+4) +50 (+2) +55 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +133 (+5) +115 (+5) +108 (+4) +1048 (+41)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +17 (+60) +15 (+48) +17 (+57) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +23 (+74) +20 (+67) +19 (+61)   +212 (+58)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 25' -6h 07' -5h 36' -4h 04' -4h 32' -6h 00' -6h 23' -6h 58' -6h 42' -7h 13' -6h 32' -6h 52'   -6h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 50' -2h 12' -0h 23' +1h 29' +3h 18' +4h 26' +3h 54' +2h 13' +0h 20' -1h 33' -3h 21' -4h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.4 -29.4 -29.5 -29.5 -29.5 -29.6 -29.5 -29.6 -29.6 -29.5 -29.5 -29.5   -29.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +10 +18 +22 +26 +32 +36 +37 +39 +30 +19 +7   +23.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.4 (-15) -9.8 (-18) -10.9 (-20) -13.4 (-24) -14.8 (-27) -13.5 (-24) -12.2 (-22) -11.4 (-21) -9.5 (-17) -11.1 (-20) -9.9 (-18) -8.6 (-15) -11.1 (-20)

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