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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Brocken Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Brocken, Germany is approximately 1,179 km or 733 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Brocken bearing 326.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 316.7° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Brocken has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.3 °C (13.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 186 mm (7.3 in) less which is equivalent to 186 l/m² (4.56 US gal/ft²) or 1,860,000 l/ha (198,846 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 342 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 0h 55' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Brocken.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +4 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -39 (-2) +27 (+1) -25 (-1) -28 (-1) -59 (-2) -83 (-3) -32 (-1) +9 (+0) +10 (+0) +46 (+2) +20 (+1) -186 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +2 (+6)   0 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 01' -0h 36' -1h 01' -0h 18' -0h 40' -1h 14' -1h 27' -1h 29' -1h 00' -0h 36' -0h 36' -1h 09'   -0h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 42' -0h 56' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 26' +2h 01' +1h 44' +0h 56' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 27' -2h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.2 -8.3 -8.3 -8.3 -8.3 -8.3 -8.3 -8.4 -8.3 -8.3 -8.3 -8.3   -8.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -6 -9 -9 -4 -3 -1 -3 -4 -5 -2 -6   -4.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.6 (+12) +6.8 (+12) +3.9 (+7) +2.8 (+5) +1.3 (+2) +0.5 (+1) +0.8 (+1) +0.5 (+1) +1.8 (+3) +3.1 (+6) +5.5 (+10) +6.4 (+12) +3.3 (+6)

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