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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Danmarkshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Danmarkshavn, Greenland is approximately 1,962 km or 1,219 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Danmarkshavn bearing 150.4° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 166.9° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Danmarkshavn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 19.2 °C (34.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.3 °C (34.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1070 mm (42.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1070 l/m² (26.26 US gal/ft²) or 10,700,000 l/ha (1,143,901 US gal/ac) more. About 8 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.6° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Danmarkshavn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.4°C (36.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +25 (+45) +21 (+37) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +9 (+15) +14 (+25) +21 (+37) +23 (+42) +24 (+42) +18 (+32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +27 (+49) +27 (+49) +23 (+41) +14 (+26) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +14 (+26) +22 (+39) +25 (+45) +26 (+46) +19 (+35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +30 (+54) +29 (+53) +25 (+44) +15 (+28) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +15 (+26) +23 (+42) +27 (+48) +28 (+50) +21 (+37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +120 (+5) +80 (+3) +98 (+4) +62 (+2) +57 (+2) +54 (+2) +48 (+2) +64 (+3) +107 (+4) +122 (+5) +131 (+5) +127 (+5) +1070 (+42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 25' +6h 40' +0h 54' -4h 21' -7h 08' -5h 36' -6h 19' -6h 34' -0h 46' +4h 34' +7h 04' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.7 +16.4 +16.6 +16.6 +16.6 +16.6 +16.6 +16.6 +16.6 +16.4 +16.6 +16.7   +16.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +14 +14 +10 +4 +2 +6 +6 +11 +13 +17 +16   +10.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +27.4 (+49) +28.4 (+51) +28.5 (+51) +23.3 (+42) +14.5 (+26) +9.1 (+16) +9.2 (+17) +10.4 (+19) +15.8 (+28) +22.7 (+41) +27.6 (+50) +27.8 (+50) +20.4 (+37)

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