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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Sal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Sal, Cape Verde is approximately 5,135 km or 3,191 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Sal bearing 14.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 29.5° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 16.6 °C (29.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1139.5 mm (44.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1139.5 l/m² (27.97 US gal/ft²) or 11,395,000 l/ha (1,218,201 US gal/ac) more. About 17 2/5 as much.
  • There are 1470 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 02' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Sal.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.7°C (24.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +88 (+3) +113 (+4) +72 (+3) +62 (+2) +60 (+2) +61 (+2) +65 (+3) +84 (+3) +128 (+5) +141 (+6) +140 (+6) +1140 (+45)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24 (+77) +22 (+78) +20 (+65) +21 (+70) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +16 (+52) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +21 (+68) +23 (+77) +24 (+77)   +231 (+63)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 25' -5h 35' -5h 15' -4h 08' -2h 46' -2h 04' -1h 23' -1h 38' -3h 28' -5h 23' -5h 56' -5h 21'   -4h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 42' -2h 44' -0h 29' +1h 52' +4h 04' +5h 24' +4h 47' +2h 45' +0h 25' -1h 56' -4h 07' -5h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -43.2 -43.2 -43.3 -43.4 -36.3 -30 -35.7 -43.3 -43.3 -43.1 -43.2 -43.3   -41.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +13 +12 +9 +6 +6 +10 +10 +8 +10 +15 +16   +10.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.8 (-27) -15 (-27) -14.7 (-26) -14.1 (-25) -12.8 (-23) -11.8 (-21) -10.3 (-19) -11.6 (-21) -14.1 (-25) -15.7 (-28) -15.1 (-27) -14.7 (-26) -13.7 (-25)

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