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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Chios Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Chios, Greece is approximately 3,085 km or 1,917 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Chios bearing 330.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 309.4° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Chios has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean temperature is 11.5 °C (20.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 553 mm (21.8 in) more which is equivalent to 553 l/m² (13.57 US gal/ft²) or 5,530,000 l/ha (591,194 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Chios.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -11 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) -15 (-1) +46 (+2) +40 (+2) +47 (+2) +49 (+2) +59 (+2) +78 (+3) +110 (+4) +92 (+4) +60 (+2) -16 (-1) +553 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +10 (+35) +11 (+35) +15 (+50) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +17 (+55) +18 (+60) +18 (+58) +15 (+50) +10 (+32)   +167 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 13' -1h 50' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 46' +3h 45' +3h 17' +1h 50' +0h 16' -1h 17' -2h 49' -3h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.6 -21.6 -21.7 -21.7 -21.7 -21.8 -21.7 -21.8 -21.8 -21.7 -21.7 -21.7   -21.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +19 +22 +23 +22 +29 +37 +32 +28 +20 +18 +18   +24
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.5 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -3.8 (-7) -5.2 (-9) -7.1 (-13) -7.1 (-13) -5.9 (-11) -6.5 (-12) -5.9 (-11) -8.1 (-15) -6.3 (-11) -4.5 (-8) -5.6 (-10)

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