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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Caen Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Caen, France is approximately 1,221 km or 759 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Caen bearing 358.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 357.6° or N .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 3.7 °C (6.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 498.1 mm (19.6 in) more which is equivalent to 498.1 l/m² (12.22 US gal/ft²) or 4,981,000 l/ha (532,502 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/7 as much.
  • There are 851 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 19' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Caen.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.9°C (1.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +68 (+3) +34 (+1) +58 (+2) +26 (+1) +4 (+0) +8 (+0) +14 (+1) +33 (+1) +57 (+2) +66 (+3) +58 (+2) +73 (+3) +498 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +8 (+28) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +8 (+26)   +74 (+20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 44' -1h 41' -2h 40' -2h 24' -2h 36' -2h 20' -3h 21' -3h 29' -2h 26' -2h 03' -1h 36' -1h 29'   -2h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 04' -1h 09' -0h 11' +0h 46' +1h 46' +2h 26' +2h 07' +1h 09' +0h 10' -0h 47' -1h 47' -2h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.9 -10.9 -10.9 -11 -10.9 -11 -10.9 -11 -10.9 -10.9 -10.9 -10.9   -10.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +7 +12 +15 +13 +14 +21 +21 +17 +13 +8 +3   +12.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.3 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -1 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -2 (-4) -0.5 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -1.5 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -0.1 (0) +0 (+0) -0.9 (-2)

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