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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Dhahran Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia is approximately 5,392 km or 3,351 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Dhahran bearing 328.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 290.8° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Dhahran has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 19 °C (34.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11 °C (19.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1130 mm (44.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1130 l/m² (27.73 US gal/ft²) or 11,300,000 l/ha (1,208,045 US gal/ac) more. About 15 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Dhahran.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.8°C (19.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Dhahran. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Dhahran 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) -23 (-41) -29 (-52) -29 (-53) -33 (-59) -33 (-59) -31 (-56) -32 (-57) -32 (-57) -30 (-54) -26 (-46) -22 (-40) -29 (-51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -13 (-24) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +117 (+5) +77 (+3) +94 (+4) +60 (+2) +61 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +133 (+5) +138 (+5) +131 (+5) +1130 (+44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 07' -2h 23' -0h 25' +1h 37' +3h 34' +4h 46' +4h 12' +2h 24' +0h 21' -1h 40' -3h 37' -4h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.7 -33.7 -33.7 -33.8 -33.8 -33.8 -33.7 -33.9 -33.9 -33.7 -33.8 -33.8   -33.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +16 +23 +25 +36 +47 +49 +41 +32 +25 +24 +21   +29.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.8 (-18) -10.2 (-18) -11.2 (-20) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -8.5 (-15) -8.3 (-15) -10.8 (-19) -13 (-23) -13.8 (-25) -11 (-20) -8.1 (-15) -10.8 (-19)

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