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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Banjul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Banjul, Gambia is approximately 5,344 km or 3,321 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Banjul bearing 10.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 20.3° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Banjul has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 19.6 °C (35.2°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 5.5 mm (0.2 in) more which is equivalent to 5.5 l/m² (0.13 US gal/ft²) or 55,000 l/ha (5,880 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Banjul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.7°C (22.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -26 (-47) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -20 (-37) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -20 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +90 (+4) +114 (+4) +72 (+3) +57 (+2) -26 (-1) -193 (-8) -379 (-15) -168 (-7) +52 (+2) +116 (+5) +140 (+6) +6 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24.5 (+79) +21 (+74) +20 (+65) +21 (+70) +14 (+45) +8 (+27) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) +14 (+45) +23 (+77) +24 (+77)   +165.5 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 52' -2h 51' -0h 30' +1h 56' +4h 14' +5h 36' +4h 58' +2h 52' +0h 26' -2h 00' -4h 17' -5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -46.5 -46.5 -46.6 -46.7 -33.1 -26.7 -32.6 -46.5 -46.5 -46.4 -46.5 -46.6   -42.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +46 +39 +36 +25 +17 +14 +13 +9 +12 +20 +35 +39   +25.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.1 (-16) -11.7 (-21) -12.4 (-22) -13 (-23) -13.6 (-24) -13.9 (-25) -12.9 (-23) -12.8 (-23) -14.1 (-25) -15.7 (-28) -12.9 (-23) -10.7 (-19) -12.7 (-23)

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