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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Dubai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Dubai, United Arab Emirates is approximately 5,760 km or 3,579 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Dubai bearing 328.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 286.3° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Dubai has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 20 °C (36°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1115.2 mm (43.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1115.2 l/m² (27.37 US gal/ft²) or 11,152,000 l/ha (1,192,223 US gal/ac) more. About 12 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Dubai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.7°C (24.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -19 (-33) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +120 (+5) +56 (+2) +92 (+4) +64 (+3) +61 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +134 (+5) +141 (+6) +128 (+5) +1115 (+44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 11' -2h 26' -0h 25' +1h 39' +3h 37' +4h 50' +4h 16' +2h 26' +0h 22' -1h 42' -3h 40' -4h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.7 -34.7 -34.8 -34.8 -34.8 -34.8 -34.7 -34.9 -34.9 -34.8 -34.8 -34.8   -34.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +19 +20 +25 +26 +23 +29 +28 +25 +25 +27 +23   +24.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.1 (-20) -12 (-22) -13.5 (-24) -14.1 (-25) -14.7 (-26) -16 (-29) -14.7 (-26) -15 (-27) -15.3 (-28) -14.6 (-26) -12.1 (-22) -11.1 (-20) -13.7 (-25)

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