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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Port-Au-Prince Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Port-Au-Prince, Haiti is approximately 7,204 km or 4,477 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Port-Au-Prince bearing 31.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 83.1° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Port-Au-Prince has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 21.2 °C (38.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 144 mm (5.7 in) less which is equivalent to 144 l/m² (3.53 US gal/ft²) or 1,440,000 l/ha (153,946 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • There are 2033 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 34' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Port-Au-Prince.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.7°C (21.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -26 (-47) -25 (-46) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -20 (-37) -20 (-35) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -20 (-37) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -21 (-38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -20 (-37) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +98 (+4) +34 (+1) +28 (+1) -88 (-3) -169 (-7) -42 (-2) -12 (0) -66 (-3) -57 (-2) -36 (-1) +57 (+2) +109 (+4) -144 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +22 (+71) +17 (+60) +13 (+42) +10 (+33) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) +10 (+32) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +11 (+35) +17 (+57) +22 (+71)   +144 (+40)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 09' -7h 11' -6h 05' -4h 40' -2h 46' -2h 40' -5h 00' -5h 19' -4h 42' -5h 56' -6h 52' -7h 27'   -5h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 36' -2h 41' -0h 28' +1h 49' +3h 59' +5h 18' +4h 41' +2h 41' +0h 24' -1h 53' -4h 02' -5h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.6 -41.6 -41.7 -41.8 -37.9 -31.6 -37.2 -41.6 -41.6 -41.4 -41.6 -41.7   -40.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +42 +40 +38 +31 +25 +31 +42 +36 +31 +29 +34 +39   +34.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.8 (-23) -12.7 (-23) -12.7 (-23) -14 (-25) -13.2 (-24) -11.1 (-20) -6.5 (-12) -8.1 (-15) -10.7 (-19) -13.3 (-24) -13.2 (-24) -12.1 (-22) -11.7 (-21)

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