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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Gafsa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Gafsa, Tunisia is approximately 2,951 km or 1,834 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Gafsa bearing 348.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 341.3° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Gafsa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 11.9 °C (21.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1015.5 mm (40 in) more which is equivalent to 1015.5 l/m² (24.92 US gal/ft²) or 10,155,000 l/ha (1,085,637 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/4 as much.
  • There are 2174 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 56' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Gafsa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -19 (-35) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +108 (+4) +75 (+3) +91 (+4) +60 (+2) +49 (+2) +51 (+2) +61 (+2) +71 (+3) +96 (+4) +113 (+4) +126 (+5) +115 (+5) +1016 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +21 (+68) +19 (+67) +16 (+52) +17 (+57) +12 (+39) +14 (+47) +16 (+52) +16 (+52) +16 (+53) +18 (+58) +21 (+70) +22 (+71)   +208 (+57)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 00' -5h 58' -5h 27' -4h 18' -5h 05' -4h 42' -7h 56' -7h 36' -5h 46' -5h 50' -6h 22' -6h 17'   -5h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 33' -2h 02' -0h 21' +1h 22' +3h 03' +4h 07' +3h 37' +2h 02' +0h 18' -1h 25' -3h 06' -4h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.6 -25.6 -25.7 -25.7 -25.7 -25.7 -25.6 -25.7 -25.7 -25.6 -25.7 -25.7   -25.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +23 +25 +25 +27 +34 +42 +37 +30 +24 +23 +19   +27.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.3 (-4) -3.3 (-6) -4.2 (-8) -5.7 (-10) -6.8 (-12) -7 (-13) -5.5 (-10) -7 (-13) -7.5 (-14) -6.5 (-12) -3.3 (-6) -1.9 (-3) -5.1 (-9)

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