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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Cuzco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Cuzco, Peru is approximately 10,285 km or 6,391 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Cuzco bearing 28.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 66.8° or ENE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cuzco has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 472 mm (18.6 in) more which is equivalent to 472 l/m² (11.58 US gal/ft²) or 4,720,000 l/ha (504,599 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1268 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 27' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Cuzco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) +-7 (-12) +-6 (-10) +-6 (-10) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -11 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -41 (-2) +6 (+0) +28 (+1) +53 (+2) +58 (+2) +58 (+2) +71 (+3) +96 (+4) +87 (+3) +64 (+3) +22 (+1) +472 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +14 (+47) +15 (+48) +14 (+45) +10 (+33) +11 (+35) +6 (+20) +2 (+6)   +89 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 48' -2h 28' -2h 34' -2h 36' -2h 23' -2h 20' -4h 15' -3h 50' -3h 00' -4h 13' -5h 24' -4h 38'   -3h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 16' -3h 44' -0h 40' +2h 33' +5h 28' +7h 10' +6h 23' +3h 44' +0h 34' -2h 38' -5h 33' -7h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -73.1 -66 -45.8 -22.7 -6.1 +0.3 -5.8 -22.6 -45.3 -66.3 -72.8 -73.6   -41.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +18 +18 +19 +24 +33 +38 +39 +34 +34 +36 +28   +28.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.2 (-9) -5.9 (-11) -4.9 (-9) -2.8 (-5) +2.1 (+4) +7.4 (+13) +10.5 (+19) +9.9 (+18) +5.9 (+11) +2.3 (+4) +0.5 (+1) -3.3 (-6) +1.4 (+3)

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