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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Colonia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Colonia, Uruguay is approximately 11,715 km or 7,280 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Colonia bearing 25.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 45.6° or NE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Colonia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 10.5 °C (18.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 108 mm (4.3 in) more which is equivalent to 108 l/m² (2.65 US gal/ft²) or 1,080,000 l/ha (115,459 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Colonia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -4 (-7) -9 (-15) -14 (-26) -18 (-33) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +39 (+2) -24 (-1) -11 (0) -19 (-1) -16 (-1) -6 (0) -7 (0) +3 (+0) +38 (+1) +21 (+1) +35 (+1) +55 (+2) +108 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 36' -4h 33' -0h 49' +3h 07' +6h 39' +8h 38' +7h 43' +4h 33' +0h 42' -3h 13' -6h 44' -8h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -65.1 -46.4 -24.9 -1.8 +14.8 +21.2 +15.1 -1.7 -24.5 -47 -65.3 -72.5   -24.9

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