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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs El Arish Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and El Arish, Egypt is approximately 4,133 km or 2,568 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from El Arish bearing 331.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 305.6° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas El Arish has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 12.6 °C (22.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1103 mm (43.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1103 l/m² (27.07 US gal/ft²) or 11,030,000 l/ha (1,179,180 US gal/ac) more. About 11 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in El Arish.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.3°C (16.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +103 (+4) +76 (+3) +101 (+4) +61 (+2) +61 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +128 (+5) +134 (+5) +120 (+5) +1103 (+43)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 48' -2h 11' -0h 23' +1h 29' +3h 16' +4h 24' +3h 52' +2h 11' +0h 20' -1h 32' -3h 19' -4h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.9 -28.9 -29 -29 -29 -29.1 -29 -29.1 -29.1 -28.9 -29 -29   -29
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +14 +12 +13 +11 +13 +15 +14 +12 +13 +18 +15   +13.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.6 (-12) -7.2 (-13) -8.4 (-15) -9.9 (-18) -10.3 (-19) -11.1 (-20) -10.5 (-19) -10.9 (-20) -11.1 (-20) -10.9 (-20) -8 (-14) -6.4 (-12) -9.3 (-17)

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