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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Gander, Newfoundland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Gander, Newfoundland, Canada is approximately 3,548 km or 2,205 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Gander, Newfoundland bearing 49.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 93.9° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Gander, Newfoundland has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 27.4 mm (1.1 in) more which is equivalent to 27.4 l/m² (0.67 US gal/ft²) or 274,000 l/ha (29,292 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 391 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 03' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Gander, Newfoundland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +-2 (-3) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +1 (+3) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +9 (+17) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +18 (+1) -16 (-1) -2 (0) -25 (-1) -18 (-1) -22 (-1) -11 (0) -17 (-1) +28 (+1) +29 (+1) +34 (+1) +29 (+1) +27 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +6 (+19)   +43 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 29' -1h 12' -0h 46' +0h 38' +0h 13' -0h 10' -2h 25' -2h 00' -1h 28' -1h 32' -0h 58' -1h 36'   -1h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 06' -1h 10' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 47' +2h 29' +2h 09' +1h 10' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 49' -2h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.1 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.2 -11.1 -11.2 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.2   -11.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +2 +7 +8 +15 +21 +26 +23 +22 +14 +8 +5   +13
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.1 (+18) +10.3 (+19) +8.4 (+15) +5.3 (+10) +4.4 (+8) +2.8 (+5) +1.3 (+2) +1.3 (+2) +3.8 (+7) +4.6 (+8) +5.7 (+10) +8.7 (+16) +5.6 (+10)

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