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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Faro Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Faro, Portugal is approximately 2,617 km or 1,626 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Faro bearing 8.5° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 13.7° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Faro has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 687 mm (27 in) more which is equivalent to 687 l/m² (16.86 US gal/ft²) or 6,870,000 l/ha (734,449 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • There are 2076 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 40' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Faro.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.7°C (12.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +53 (+2) +20 (+1) +75 (+3) +34 (+1) +41 (+2) +52 (+2) +61 (+2) +75 (+3) +104 (+4) +67 (+3) +57 (+2) +48 (+2) +687 (+27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +15 (+53) +10 (+32) +15 (+50) +11 (+35) +14 (+47) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +17 (+57) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +16 (+52)   +181 (+50)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 50' -5h 05' -4h 03' -4h 50' -4h 56' -6h 44' -8h 13' -7h 52' -5h 48' -5h 29' -4h 58' -5h 17'   -5h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 20' -1h 54' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 52' +3h 53' +3h 24' +1h 55' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 55' -3h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23 -23 -23.1 -23.1 -23.1 -23.1 -23 -23.1 -23.1 -23 -23.1 -23.1   -23.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +7 +12 +12 +15 +16 +25 +25 +20 +14 +13 +10   +14.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.1 (-13) -8.1 (-15) -7.1 (-13) -6.9 (-12) -6 (-11) -6.9 (-12) -5.5 (-10) -5.6 (-10) -6.8 (-12) -7.7 (-14) -6.5 (-12) -6.3 (-11) -6.7 (-12)

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