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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs El Golea Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and El Golea, Algeria is approximately 3,303 km or 2,053 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from El Golea bearing 355.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 353° or N .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas El Golea has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.3 °C (25.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1176.8 mm (46.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1176.8 l/m² (28.88 US gal/ft²) or 11,768,000 l/ha (1,258,077 US gal/ac) more. About 37 5/9 as much.
  • There are 2662 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 7h 17' less per day or about 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in El Golea.
  • Relative humidity levels are 54.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.9°C (5.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -20 (-37) -23 (-41) -27 (-48) -27 (-49) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -19 (-34) -16 (-28) -11 (-20) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -14 (-24) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +90 (+4) +109 (+4) +70 (+3) +60 (+2) +59 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +117 (+5) +132 (+5) +138 (+5) +136 (+5) +1177 (+46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +23 (+74) +21 (+74) +19 (+61) +20 (+67) +14 (+45) +14.5 (+48) +16.5 (+53) +16.5 (+53) +18 (+60) +21 (+68) +23 (+77) +23 (+74)   +229.5 (+63)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 34' -7h 30' -7h 25' -6h 26' -6h 07' -6h 40' -8h 27' -8h 03' -6h 56' -7h 17' -7h 12' -7h 44'   -7h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 50' -2h 12' -0h 23' +1h 29' +3h 18' +4h 26' +3h 54' +2h 13' +0h 20' -1h 33' -3h 21' -4h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.4 -29.4 -29.5 -29.6 -29.5 -29.6 -29.5 -29.6 -29.5 -29.4 -29.5 -29.5   -29.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +42 +50 +54 +55 +57 +62 +67 +68 +58 +53 +50 +42   +54.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.6 (+5) +3.2 (+6) +3.3 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +2.4 (+4) +4.4 (+8) +5.4 (+10) +0.6 (+1) +1.3 (+2) +3.2 (+6) +3.3 (+6) +2.9 (+5)

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