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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Dublin Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Dublin, Ireland is approximately 808 km or 502 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Dublin bearing 20.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 24.7° or NNE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 478 mm (18.8 in) more which is equivalent to 478 l/m² (11.73 US gal/ft²) or 4,780,000 l/ha (511,014 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 421 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 09' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Dublin.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.1°C (3.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -4 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +62 (+2) +42 (+2) +61 (+2) +21 (+1) +7 (+0) +4 (+0) +12 (+0) +8 (+0) +52 (+2) +64 (+3) +79 (+3) +66 (+3) +478 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +7 (+25) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +6 (+19)   +52 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 13' -0h 57' -0h 42' -1h 08' -1h 25' -1h 24' -1h 15' -1h 27' -0h 46' -1h 07' -1h 04' -1h 17'   -1h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 26' -0h 47' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 13' +1h 42' +1h 28' +0h 47' +0h 06' -0h 32' -1h 14' -1h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.6 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.6 -6.7 -6.7   -6.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -1 -2 +2 +2 +5 +5 +2 +0 -1 +1 +0   +1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.2 (-4) -2.1 (-4) -2.5 (-5) -1.9 (-3) -1.9 (-3) -2.3 (-4) -2 (-4) -2.2 (-4) -2.4 (-4) -2.8 (-5) -0.9 (-2) -1.5 (-3) -2.1 (-4)

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