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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Gaalkacyo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Gaalkacyo, Somalia is approximately 7,182 km or 4,463 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Gaalkacyo bearing 335.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 304.4° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Gaalkacyo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 20.3 °C (36.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1106 mm (43.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1106 l/m² (27.14 US gal/ft²) or 11,060,000 l/ha (1,182,387 US gal/ac) more. About 12 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Gaalkacyo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -28 (-50) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -22 (-39) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -27 (-49) -24 (-44)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -21 (-39) -19 (-33) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -21 (-39) -22 (-40) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +91 (+4) +114 (+4) +46 (+2) +26 (+1) +58 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +110 (+4) +132 (+5) +141 (+6) +1106 (+44)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +25 (+81) +21.5 (+76) +19.5 (+63) +19 (+63) +10 (+32) +14.5 (+48) +16.5 (+53) +16.5 (+53) +18.5 (+62) +20 (+65) +23.5 (+78) +24.5 (+79)   +229 (+63)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 14' -3h 04' -0h 33' +2h 05' +4h 32' +5h 59' +5h 19' +3h 05' +0h 28' -2h 10' -4h 36' -6h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.1 -53 -53.1 -43.1 -26.4 -20 -25.9 -42.7 -53.2 -53 -53.2 -53.3   -44.3

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