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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Prins Christian Sund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Prins Christian Sund, Greenland is approximately 2,288 km or 1,422 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Prins Christian Sund bearing 71.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 108.2° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Prins Christian Sund has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 6.3 °C (11.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1295 mm (51 in) less which is equivalent to 1295 l/m² (31.78 US gal/ft²) or 12,950,000 l/ha (1,384,441 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Prins Christian Sund.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.9°C (12.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Prins Christian Sund. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Prins Christian Sund 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 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -119 (-5) -167 (-7) -87 (-3) -161 (-6) -115 (-5) -80 (-3) -69 (-3) -101 (-4) -120 (-5) -82 (-3) -90 (-4) -104 (-4) -1295 (-51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 01' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 +0 -0.1 +0 +0 -0.1 -0.1   -0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +3 +4 +0 -3 -1 +1 +4 +6 +7 +11 +7   +3.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.5 (+14) +7.1 (+13) +7.9 (+14) +6 (+11) +5.4 (+10) +5.4 (+10) +5.6 (+10) +6.1 (+11) +6.9 (+12) +7.6 (+14) +8.5 (+15) +8.3 (+15) +6.9 (+12)

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