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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresbysund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresbysund, Greenland is approximately 1,485 km or 923 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresbysund bearing 130.1° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 149.1° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresbysund has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 14 °C (25.2°F) warmer.
  • 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 950 mm (37.4 in) more which is equivalent to 950 l/m² (23.32 US gal/ft²) or 9,500,000 l/ha (1,015,613 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/3 as much.
  • There are 468 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 16' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.3° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresbysund.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +10 (+19) +13 (+24) +14 (+26) +16 (+29) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +13 (+24) +15 (+27) +17 (+30) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +21 (+37) +13 (+24) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +14 (+26) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +115 (+5) +63 (+2) +88 (+3) +57 (+2) +49 (+2) +44 (+2) +40 (+2) +41 (+2) +89 (+4) +114 (+4) +124 (+5) +126 (+5) +950 (+37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +14 (+50) +13 (+42) +14 (+47) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +11 (+35) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +12 (+39)   +148 (+41)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 48' +0h 33' -1h 36' -1h 46' -1h 54' -3h 26' -5h 03' -2h 32' -1h 42' +0h 05' +0h 52' +0h 27'   -1h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 53' +2h 29' +0h 22' -1h 32' -5h 01' -5h 36' -5h 57' -2h 31' -0h 19' +1h 36' +5h 08' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.9 +10.3 +10.3 +10.3 +10.3 +10.3 +10.4 +10.3 +10.4 +10.3 +9.8 +10.3   +10.3

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