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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Belfast, Northern Ireland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Belfast, Northern Ireland, Uk is approximately 682 km or 424 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Belfast, Northern Ireland bearing 24.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 28.5° or NNE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.2 °C (4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 363 mm (14.3 in) more which is equivalent to 363 l/m² (8.91 US gal/ft²) or 3,630,000 l/ha (388,071 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • There are 203 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 0h 33' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Belfast, Northern Ireland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Belfast, Northern Ireland 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 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +40 (+2) +64 (+3) +24 (+1) +10 (+0) -8 (0) -32 (-1) +2 (+0) +38 (+1) +51 (+2) +71 (+3) +52 (+2) +363 (+14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +5 (+18) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +4 (+13)   +30 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 38' -0h 29' -0h 27' -0h 34' -1h 00' -0h 42' -0h 21' -0h 34' -0h 04' -0h 27' -0h 40' -0h 40'   -0h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 13' -0h 39' -0h 06' +0h 26' +1h 02' +1h 28' +1h 15' +0h 40' +0h 05' -0h 27' -1h 03' -1h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.4 -5.4 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.4 -5.5 -5.5   -5.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -4 -2 -3 -2 -1 +1 +0 -5 -4 -2 -5   -2.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.8 (-3) -2.1 (-4) -2.3 (-4) -3 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -3.6 (-6) -2.2 (-4) -2.4 (-4) -2.8 (-5) -2.7 (-5) -0.8 (-1) -1.3 (-2) -2.3 (-4)

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