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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs In Salah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and In Salah, Algeria is approximately 3,671 km or 2,281 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from In Salah bearing 356.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 354° or N .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas In Salah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 19.1 °C (34.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1193.3 mm (47 in) more which is equivalent to 1193.3 l/m² (29.29 US gal/ft²) or 11,933,000 l/ha (1,275,717 US gal/ac) more. About 77 as much.
  • There are 2606 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 7h 08' less per day or about 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in In Salah.
  • Relative humidity levels are 64.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -25 (-46) -28 (-50) -30 (-53) -31 (-56) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -26 (-46) -25 (-44) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -11 (-21) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +127 (+5) +89 (+3) +113 (+4) +70 (+3) +62 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +133 (+5) +143 (+6) +139 (+5) +1193 (+47)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24 (+77) +21.5 (+76) +19.5 (+63) +20 (+67) +14.5 (+47) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +16.5 (+53) +18.5 (+62) +22.5 (+73) +23.5 (+78) +23 (+74)   +235.5 (+65)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 56' -7h 30' -7h 27' -6h 08' -5h 25' -5h 40' -7h 50' -7h 23' -6h 56' -7h 09' -8h 18' -7h 52'   -7h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 04' -2h 21' -0h 25' +1h 35' +3h 30' +4h 41' +4h 08' +2h 21' +0h 21' -1h 39' -3h 33' -4h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.8 -32.7 -32.8 -32.9 -32.8 -32.9 -32.7 -32.9 -32.8 -32.7 -32.8 -32.9   -32.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +53 +60 +63 +63 +65 +68 +74 +73 +69 +65 +63 +54   +64.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.4 (+4) +3.4 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +3.7 (+7) +4.9 (+9) +3.9 (+7) +7.9 (+14) +7.1 (+13) +4.2 (+8) +3.5 (+6) +4.7 (+8) +3.6 (+6) +4.4 (+8)

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