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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Gothenburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Gothenburg, Sweden is approximately 802 km or 498 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Gothenburg bearing 295.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 284.1° or WNW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 539 mm (21.2 in) more which is equivalent to 539 l/m² (13.23 US gal/ft²) or 5,390,000 l/ha (576,227 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • There are 846 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 18' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Gothenburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) -1 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +80 (+3) +58 (+2) +85 (+3) +33 (+1) +28 (+1) +6 (+0) -24 (-1) -5 (0) +43 (+2) +69 (+3) +81 (+3) +85 (+3) +539 (+21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +10 (+35) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +8 (+26)   +80 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 44' -0h 53' -1h 58' -2h 18' -3h 30' -4h 16' -5h 09' -4h 07' -2h 26' -1h 19' -0h 28' -0h 29'   -2h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 36' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 30' +0h 44' +0h 37' +0h 19' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 31' -0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.5 -2.4 -2.4 -2.5 -2.5   -2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +2 +6 +9 +13 +12 +12 +11 +6 +4 +2 +1   +6.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.8 (+7) +4.5 (+8) +3.7 (+7) +1.2 (+2) -0.8 (-1) -2.9 (-5) -3 (-5) -2.3 (-4) -1.3 (-2) +0.2 (+0) +1.8 (+3) +2.6 (+5) +0.6 (+1)

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