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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Dar Es Salaam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is approximately 8,247 km or 5,125 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Dar Es Salaam bearing 340.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 318.1° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Dar Es Salaam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 19 °C (34.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 61 mm (2.4 in) more which is equivalent to 61 l/m² (1.5 US gal/ft²) or 610,000 l/ha (65,213 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1754 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 48' less per day or about 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Dar Es Salaam.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.1°C (30.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -27 (-48) -26 (-47) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -21 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -17 (-31) -21 (-39) -24 (-42) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -21 (-39) -20 (-37) -16 (-28) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -16 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +53 (+2) +40 (+2) -17 (-1) -197 (-8) -114 (-4) +18 (+1) +31 (+1) +52 (+2) +90 (+4) +68 (+3) +11 (+0) +26 (+1) +61 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +16 (+57) +9 (+29) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +10 (+33) +13 (+42) +13 (+42) +14 (+47) +18 (+58) +17 (+57) +17 (+55)   +151 (+41)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 00' -6h 18' -4h 11' -0h 52' -1h 50' -2h 18' -3h 29' -4h 52' -5h 00' -6h 42' -7h 20' -7h 44'   -4h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 55' -3h 31' -0h 37' +2h 23' +5h 10' +6h 46' +6h 01' +3h 31' +0h 32' -2h 29' -5h 14' -6h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -66.6 -65.6 -52.4 -29.4 -12.8 -6.4 -12.4 -29.1 -51.8 -65.5 -66.6 -66.9   -43.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +6 +2 -2 -2 +3 +7 +10 +9 +9 +9 +8   +6.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.6 (-39) -22.7 (-41) -22.5 (-41) -21.4 (-39) -17.4 (-31) -13 (-23) -10.3 (-19) -9.2 (-17) -11.9 (-21) -15.4 (-28) -18.4 (-33) -21 (-38) -17.1 (-31)

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