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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Gaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Gaya, Niger is approximately 5,381 km or 3,344 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Gaya bearing 356.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 354° or N .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Gaya has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.1 °C (39.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 412.5 mm (16.2 in) more which is equivalent to 412.5 l/m² (10.12 US gal/ft²) or 4,125,000 l/ha (440,990 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Gaya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -31 (-56) -33 (-60) -33 (-59) -28 (-50) -22 (-40) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -26 (-46) -29 (-52) -27 (-49) -26 (-47)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -28 (-51) -29 (-51) -25 (-44) -20 (-35) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -22 (-40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -24 (-42) -24 (-44) -21 (-38) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +91 (+4) +111 (+4) +56 (+2) -9 (0) -65 (-3) -116 (-5) -147 (-6) -42 (-2) +117 (+5) +143 (+6) +142 (+6) +413 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 57' -2h 54' -0h 31' +1h 58' +4h 18' +5h 41' +5h 03' +2h 55' +0h 26' -2h 03' -4h 22' -5h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48.1 -48 -48.1 -47.9 -31.5 -25.1 -31 -47.3 -48.1 -47.9 -48.1 -48.2   -43.1

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