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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Georgetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Georgetown, Guyana is approximately 7,579 km or 4,710 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Georgetown bearing 26.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 63.8° or ENE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Georgetown has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 19.9 °C (35.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1051.3 mm (41.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1051.3 l/m² (25.8 US gal/ft²) or 10,513,000 l/ha (1,123,909 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1362 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 43' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Georgetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.7°C (30.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -20 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -20 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) +4 (+0) +3 (+0) -69 (-3) -224 (-9) -268 (-11) -206 (-8) -122 (-5) +21 (+1) +27 (+1) -43 (-2) -120 (-5) -1051 (-41)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +6 (+21) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -6 ( -19) 0 ( 0) +10 (+33) +15 (+48) +11 (+37) +4 (+13)   +37 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 15' -4h 46' -3h 50' -2h 08' -0h 32' -0h 14' -2h 54' -4h 07' -4h 28' -5h 07' -5h 58' -5h 23'   -3h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 13' -3h 04' -0h 33' +2h 05' +4h 32' +5h 59' +5h 19' +3h 05' +0h 28' -2h 10' -4h 36' -6h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.1 -53.1 -53.1 -43 -26.4 -20.1 -26 -42.9 -53 -52.9 -53.1 -53.3   -44.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +12 +12 +9 +4 +4 +11 +12 +16 +16 +19 +12   +11.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.4 (-37) -20.3 (-37) -19.6 (-35) -19 (-34) -17.4 (-31) -15.2 (-27) -12 (-22) -12.1 (-22) -13.2 (-24) -15.8 (-28) -16.8 (-30) -19.1 (-34) -16.7 (-30)

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