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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Higuey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Higuey, Dominican Republic is approximately 6,984 km or 4,340 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Higuey bearing 31.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 79.9° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Higuey has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 19.5 °C (35°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 214.2 mm (8.4 in) less which is equivalent to 214.2 l/m² (5.26 US gal/ft²) or 2,142,000 l/ha (228,994 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Higuey.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Higuey. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Higuey 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 (-44) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -24 (-42) -23 (-42) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -21 (-39) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16 (-30) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -19 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +55 (+2) +25 (+1) +42 (+2) -33 (-1) -121 (-5) -41 (-2) -56 (-2) -62 (-2) -16 (-1) -26 (-1) -9 (0) +28 (+1) -214 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 35' -2h 40' -0h 28' +1h 49' +3h 58' +5h 17' +4h 40' +2h 41' +0h 24' -1h 53' -4h 02' -5h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.4 -41.4 -41.5 -41.6 -38.1 -31.8 -37.4 -41.4 -41.4 -41.2 -41.4 -41.5   -40

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