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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Santander, Cantabria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Santander, Cantabria, Spain is approximately 1,861 km or 1,156 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Santander, Cantabria bearing 4.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 6.6° or N .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.3 °C (13.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 58.6 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 58.6 l/m² (1.44 US gal/ft²) or 586,000 l/ha (62,647 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 665 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 49' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Santander, Cantabria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.8°C (10.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Santander, Cantabria. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Santander, Cantabria 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 (-12) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) -7 (0) +10 (+0) -48 (-2) -30 (-1) -5 (0) +11 (+0) -5 (0) +25 (+1) +7 (+0) -22 (-1) +0 (+0) -59 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +8 (+28) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +7 (+23)   +70 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 56' -1h 41' -1h 36' -1h 06' -0h 42' -1h 22' -2h 48' -2h 34' -1h 42' -2h 09' -2h 08' -2h 00'   -1h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 44' -1h 32' -0h 16' +1h 02' +2h 20' +3h 12' +2h 48' +1h 33' +0h 13' -1h 04' -2h 23' -3h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.5 -16.6 -16.6 -16.6 -16.6 -16.6 -16.6 -16.6 -16.6 -16.5 -16.6 -16.6   -16.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +8 +9 +3 +0 +0 +3 +5 +5 +6 +11 +10   +5.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.8 (-9) -5.7 (-10) -5 (-9) -5.7 (-10) -6.1 (-11) -6.8 (-12) -6.6 (-12) -6.5 (-12) -7 (-13) -6.9 (-12) -4.4 (-8) -4.1 (-7) -5.8 (-10)

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