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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Cotonou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Cotonou, Benin is approximately 5,990 km or 3,722 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Cotonou bearing 357.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 355.6° or N .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cotonou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 20.3 °C (36.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 99.3 mm (3.9 in) less which is equivalent to 99.3 l/m² (2.44 US gal/ft²) or 993,000 l/ha (106,158 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Cotonou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -19 (-35) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -25 (-46) -25 (-45) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -19 (-33) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-44) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +122 (+5) +55 (+2) +40 (+2) -65 (-3) -135 (-5) -296 (-12) -85 (-3) +14 (+1) +19 (+1) +7 (+0) +102 (+4) +122 (+5) -99 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 15' -3h 05' -0h 33' +2h 06' +4h 33' +6h 01' +5h 20' +3h 06' +0h 28' -2h 10' -4h 37' -6h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.6 -53.4 -53.5 -42.6 -26 -19.6 -25.5 -42.4 -53.5 -53.4 -53.6 -53.7   -44.4

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