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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Geneva Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Geneva, Switzerland is approximately 1,618 km or 1,006 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Geneva bearing 345.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 339.5° or NNW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 305 mm (12 in) more which is equivalent to 305 l/m² (7.49 US gal/ft²) or 3,050,000 l/ha (326,065 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 955 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 36' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Geneva.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +0 (0) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +-1 (-1) +2 (+3) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +58 (+2) +18 (+1) +40 (+2) +11 (+0) -10 (0) -24 (-1) -3 (0) +1 (+0) +38 (+1) +61 (+2) +55 (+2) +60 (+2) +305 (+12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +13 (+46) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +8 (+26) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +15 (+48)   +122 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 56' -1h 39' -2h 32' -2h 28' -2h 30' -3h 42' -5h 32' -4h 48' -3h 08' -2h 03' -0h 56' -0h 58'   -2h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 26' -1h 22' -0h 14' +0h 55' +2h 05' +2h 51' +2h 29' +1h 22' +0h 12' -0h 57' -2h 07' -2h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.8 -13.8 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.8 -13.9 -13.9   -13.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +7 +11 +11 +9 +14 +21 +18 +12 +6 +9 +6   +10.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.7 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1.1 (-2) -2.9 (-5) -3.5 (-6) -2.5 (-5) -2.3 (-4) -2 (-4) -0.8 (-1) +2.5 (+5) +3.5 (+6) -0.3 (-1)

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