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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Bust Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Bust, Afghanistan is approximately 5,670 km or 3,523 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Bust bearing 324.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 273.4° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Bust has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.9 °C (23.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.7 °C (31.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1094 mm (43.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1094 l/m² (26.85 US gal/ft²) or 10,940,000 l/ha (1,169,559 US gal/ac) more. About 10 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Bust.
  • Relative humidity levels are 42.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.8°C (1.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -26 (-47) -29 (-51) -28 (-51) -26 (-46) -23 (-42) -19 (-35) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -16 (-30) -20 (-35) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -15 (-26) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -11 (-19) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +105 (+4) +65 (+3) +85 (+3) +64 (+3) +60 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +132 (+5) +139 (+5) +127 (+5) +1094 (+43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 46' -2h 10' -0h 23' +1h 28' +3h 15' +4h 21' +3h 50' +2h 10' +0h 19' -1h 31' -3h 17' -4h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.4 -28.4 -28.5 -28.5 -28.5 -28.6 -28.5 -28.6 -28.6 -28.5 -28.5 -28.5   -28.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +24 +32 +37 +45 +55 +57 +56 +56 +50 +39 +32   +42.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.3 (+2) -1.3 (-2) -3.9 (-7) -6.2 (-11) -5.4 (-10) -2.8 (-5) -2.2 (-4) -0.4 (-1) +2.6 (+5) +2.7 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +3 (+5) -0.8 (-1)

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