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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Farafra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Farafra, Egypt is approximately 4,291 km or 2,666 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Farafra bearing 337.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 315.9° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Farafra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.2 °C (27.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1207 mm (47.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1207 l/m² (29.62 US gal/ft²) or 12,070,000 l/ha (1,290,363 US gal/ac) more. About 604 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Farafra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +130 (+5) +92 (+4) +114 (+4) +72 (+3) +62 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +134 (+5) +142 (+6) +142 (+6) +1207 (+48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 04' -2h 21' -0h 25' +1h 36' +3h 31' +4h 42' +4h 09' +2h 22' +0h 21' -1h 39' -3h 34' -4h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.9 -32.9 -33 -33 -33 -33.1 -32.9 -33.1 -33.1 -32.9 -33 -33   -33
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +35 +41 +45 +51 +53 +55 +57 +54 +49 +43 +33 +34   +45.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.3 (-2) -1 (-2) -1.9 (-3) -1.6 (-3) -1.3 (-2) -1 (-2) -0.2 (0) -1.4 (-3) -2.7 (-5) -3.9 (-7) -4.3 (-8) -1.7 (-3) -1.9 (-3)

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