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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ouagadougou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso is approximately 5,315 km or 3,303 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ouagadougou bearing 0.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 0.5° or N .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 21.9 °C (39.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 312 mm (12.3 in) more which is equivalent to 312 l/m² (7.66 US gal/ft²) or 3,120,000 l/ha (333,549 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1949 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 20' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ouagadougou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -32 (-57) -34 (-61) -31 (-56) -28 (-50) -24 (-42) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -20 (-35) -25 (-45) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -26 (-47)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -25 (-46) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -24 (-44) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -22 (-39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -21 (-39) -23 (-42) -21 (-37) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +90 (+4) +101 (+4) +56 (+2) -21 (-1) -62 (-2) -141 (-6) -201 (-8) -26 (-1) +101 (+4) +142 (+6) +142 (+6) +312 (+12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +25 (+81) +21 (+74) +18 (+58) +18 (+60) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) +9 (+30) +19 (+61) +23 (+77) +24 (+77)   +181 (+50)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 07' -7h 06' -6h 09' -3h 56' -3h 11' -2h 46' -3h 17' -1h 56' -3h 36' -7h 05' -8h 18' -8h 34'   -5h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 56' -2h 53' -0h 30' +1h 58' +4h 17' +5h 40' +5h 01' +2h 54' +0h 26' -2h 02' -4h 20' -5h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -47.6 -47.5 -47.6 -47.7 -32 -25.6 -31.5 -47.3 -47.7 -47.5 -47.6 -47.7   -42.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +67 +65 +63 +52 +39 +32 +23 +18 +25 +41 +58 +64   +45.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.4 (+3) -2.1 (-4) -4.4 (-8) -9.3 (-17) -12.1 (-22) -11.2 (-20) -10.4 (-19) -10.3 (-19) -10.9 (-20) -9.9 (-18) -5.5 (-10) -0.8 (-1) -7.1 (-13)

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