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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Eilat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Eilat, Israel is approximately 4,333 km or 2,692 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Eilat bearing 332.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 305.4° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Eilat has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.6 °C (31.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.6 °C (15.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1177.6 mm (46.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1177.6 l/m² (28.9 US gal/ft²) or 11,776,000 l/ha (1,258,933 US gal/ac) more. About 38 1/2 as much.
  • There are 2284 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 15' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Eilat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 52.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.9°C (1.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -23 (-42) -25 (-46) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -25 (-44) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -19 (-35) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -20 (-37) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +87 (+3) +110 (+4) +69 (+3) +61 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +131 (+5) +139 (+5) +136 (+5) +1178 (+46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24 (+77) +21 (+74) +19 (+61) +21 (+70) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +23 (+74) +24 (+80) +24 (+77)   +239 (+66)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 36' -6h 32' -5h 11' -4h 44' -5h 00' -5h 34' -7h 11' -7h 25' -6h 12' -6h 56' -7h 04' -6h 32'   -6h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 54' -2h 15' -0h 23' +1h 31' +3h 22' +4h 31' +3h 59' +2h 15' +0h 20' -1h 35' -3h 25' -4h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.4 -30.4 -30.5 -30.5 -30.5 -30.6 -30.5 -30.6 -30.6 -30.5 -30.5 -30.5   -30.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +47 +44 +45 +50 +51 +61 +72 +61 +58 +51 +50 +45   +52.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.4 (-1) -2.5 (-5) -3.7 (-7) -3.4 (-6) -3.4 (-6) +1.5 (+3) +9.1 (+16) +0.4 (+1) -1.2 (-2) -3.9 (-7) -2 (-4) -0.8 (-1) -0.9 (-2)

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