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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Willemstad Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Willemstad, Curaçao is approximately 7,613 km or 4,731 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Willemstad bearing 29.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 76.6° or ENE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Willemstad has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The annual average temperature is 20.7 °C (37.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 657 mm (25.9 in) more which is equivalent to 657 l/m² (16.12 US gal/ft²) or 6,570,000 l/ha (702,377 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/5 as much.
  • There are 2117 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 48' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Willemstad.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Willemstad. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Willemstad 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) -26 (-47) -26 (-47) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -20 (-37) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -20 (-37) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -21 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -20 (-37) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +85 (+3) +64 (+3) +99 (+4) +53 (+2) +37 (+1) +39 (+2) +28 (+1) +38 (+1) +73 (+3) +51 (+2) +47 (+2) +43 (+2) +657 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +17 (+60) +18 (+58) +19 (+63) +12 (+39) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +11 (+35) +15 (+50) +16 (+52) +14 (+47) +15 (+48)   +176 (+48)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 46' -7h 49' -6h 11' -4h 22' -1h 40' -3h 36' -5h 32' -5h 46' -5h 50' -6h 38' -7h 04' -7h 21'   -5h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 56' -2h 54' -0h 31' +1h 58' +4h 17' +5h 40' +5h 02' +2h 54' +0h 26' -2h 02' -4h 21' -5h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -47.8 -47.7 -47.9 -47.8 -31.8 -25.5 -31.4 -47.3 -47.7 -47.6 -47.7 -47.9   -43

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