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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Chennai, Tamil Nadu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India is approximately 8,279 km or 5,145 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Chennai, Tamil Nadu bearing 329.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 270.9° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Chennai, Tamil Nadu has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The mean temperature is 21.9 °C (39.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 332 mm (13.1 in) less which is equivalent to 332 l/m² (8.15 US gal/ft²) or 3,320,000 l/ha (354,930 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • There are 1634 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 29' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.9°C (32.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -26 (-46) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-39) -23 (-42) -25 (-44) -26 (-46) -25 (-46) -22 (-40) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -22 (-39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -24 (-42) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -20 (-35) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +104 (+4) +58 (+2) +110 (+4) +60 (+2) +23 (+1) -11 (0) -59 (-2) -59 (-2) -43 (-2) -239 (-9) -266 (-10) -10 (0) -332 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +22 (+71) +21 (+74) +19 (+61) +19 (+63) +12 (+39) +6 (+20) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +13 (+43) +18 (+58)   +152 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 48' -7h 43' -6h 54' -4h 48' -3h 03' -1h 14' -0h 46' -1h 30' -2h 42' -4h 23' -5h 48' -7h 09'   -4h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 54' -2h 52' -0h 30' +1h 57' +4h 15' +5h 37' +4h 59' +2h 52' +0h 26' -2h 01' -4h 18' -5h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -46.9 -46.8 -46.9 -47 -32.7 -26.3 -32.1 -46.9 -47.1 -46.9 -47 -47.1   -42.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +12 +13 +11 +17 +24 +21 +19 +13 +8 +10 +10   +14.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.5 (-33) -20.2 (-36) -21 (-38) -22.2 (-40) -20.1 (-36) -15.9 (-29) -13.5 (-24) -13.4 (-24) -16 (-29) -18.2 (-33) -17.8 (-32) -18.2 (-33) -17.9 (-32)

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