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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Essaouira Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Essaouira, Morocco is approximately 3,247 km or 2,018 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Essaouira bearing 8.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 15.2° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Essaouira has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.4 °C (18.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 868.4 mm (34.2 in) more which is equivalent to 868.4 l/m² (21.31 US gal/ft²) or 8,684,000 l/ha (928,377 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Essaouira.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +80 (+3) +55 (+2) +75 (+3) +37 (+1) +54 (+2) +58 (+2) +62 (+2) +78 (+3) +115 (+5) +109 (+4) +70 (+3) +77 (+3) +868 (+34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 46' -2h 10' -0h 23' +1h 28' +3h 15' +4h 22' +3h 50' +2h 10' +0h 19' -1h 31' -3h 18' -4h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.5 -28.5 -28.6 -28.6 -28.6 -28.6 -28.5 -28.6 -28.6 -28.5 -28.5 -28.6   -28.6

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