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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Birjand Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Birjand, Iran is approximately 5,266 km or 3,272 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Birjand bearing 324° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 277° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Birjand has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The average temperature is 10.1 °C (18.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.1 °C (29°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1040.2 mm (41 in) more which is equivalent to 1040.2 l/m² (25.53 US gal/ft²) or 10,402,000 l/ha (1,112,043 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Birjand.
  • Relative humidity levels are 48.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +100 (+4) +60 (+2) +79 (+3) +40 (+2) +55 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +131 (+5) +135 (+5) +122 (+5) +1040 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 40' -2h 06' -0h 22' +1h 25' +3h 09' +4h 15' +3h 44' +2h 07' +0h 19' -1h 28' -3h 12' -4h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.1 -27.1 -27.2 -27.2 -27.2 -27.3 -27.2 -27.3 -27.3 -27.2 -27.2 -27.2   -27.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +29 +29 +37 +42 +52 +60 +64 +63 +63 +57 +49 +35   +48.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.2 (+8) +2.5 (+5) +0.9 (+2) -0.8 (-1) +1.3 (+2) +3.3 (+6) +5.3 (+10) +6.3 (+11) +7.9 (+14) +6.7 (+12) +6.5 (+12) +5.4 (+10) +4.1 (+7)

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