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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Benin Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Benin, Benin is approximately 5,990 km or 3,722 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Benin bearing 357.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 355.6° or N .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Benin has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.4 °C (34.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 130 mm (5.1 in) less which is equivalent to 130 l/m² (3.19 US gal/ft²) or 1,300,000 l/ha (138,979 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1222 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 21' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Benin.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.7°C (30.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -19 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -24 (-44) -24 (-44) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -21 (-39) -23 (-41) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -19 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +95 (+4) +41 (+2) +10 (+0) -62 (-2) -139 (-5) -278 (-11) -58 (-2) +57 (+2) +36 (+1) -30 (-1) +75 (+3) +123 (+5) -130 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +23 (+74) +20 (+71) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +11 (+35) +13 (+42) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +18 (+60) +23 (+74)   +167 (+46)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 11' -5h 41' -4h 11' -2h 36' -1h 29' +0h 40' +0h 07' -1h 13' -1h 48' -4h 07' -6h 48' -6h 56'   -3h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 15' -3h 05' -0h 33' +2h 06' +4h 33' +6h 01' +5h 20' +3h 06' +0h 28' -2h 10' -4h 37' -6h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.6 -53.4 -53.5 -42.6 -26 -19.6 -25.5 -42.4 -53.5 -53.4 -53.6 -53.7   -44.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +14 +12 +9 +4 +0 +4 +7 +7 +7 +14 +17   +9.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.1 (-36) -20.9 (-38) -20.8 (-37) -19.5 (-35) -17.1 (-31) -14.6 (-26) -11.9 (-21) -11.3 (-20) -12.8 (-23) -16.3 (-29) -17.3 (-31) -18.1 (-33) -16.7 (-30)

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