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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Biskra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Biskra, Algeria is approximately 2,863 km or 1,779 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Biskra bearing 352.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 346.9° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Biskra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 14.9 °C (26.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1074.4 mm (42.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1074.4 l/m² (26.37 US gal/ft²) or 10,744,000 l/ha (1,148,605 US gal/ac) more. About 9 as much.
  • There are 2260 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 10' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Biskra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -25 (-46) -25 (-45) -21 (-37) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +119 (+5) +83 (+3) +102 (+4) +62 (+2) +49 (+2) +54 (+2) +60 (+2) +73 (+3) +95 (+4) +118 (+5) +125 (+5) +135 (+5) +1074 (+42)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +23 (+74) +20 (+71) +18 (+58) +19 (+63) +14 (+45) +14 (+47) +17 (+55) +16 (+52) +17 (+57) +20 (+65) +22 (+73) +23 (+74)   +223 (+61)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 27' -6h 11' -5h 56' -5h 30' -5h 23' -5h 42' -7h 46' -6h 56' -5h 22' -6h 29' -5h 56' -6h 30'   -6h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 31' -2h 01' -0h 21' +1h 21' +3h 02' +4h 05' +3h 35' +2h 01' +0h 18' -1h 24' -3h 04' -4h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.2 -25.2 -25.3 -25.3 -25.3 -25.3 -25.3 -25.3 -25.3 -25.2 -25.3 -25.3   -25.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +28 +34 +37 +38 +41 +39 +49 +48 +37 +31 +29 +27   +36.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.9 (-5) -2.9 (-5) -3.4 (-6) -4.3 (-8) -4.9 (-9) -8.7 (-16) -6.5 (-12) -6.6 (-12) -8.1 (-15) -7 (-13) -4.1 (-7) -2.5 (-5) -5.2 (-9)

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