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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Jakobshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Jakobshavn, Greenland is approximately 2,490 km or 1,548 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Jakobshavn bearing 88.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 134.5° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 11.3 °C (20.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 952 mm (37.5 in) more which is equivalent to 952 l/m² (23.36 US gal/ft²) or 9,520,000 l/ha (1,017,751 US gal/ac) more. About 4 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Jakobshavn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.9°C (23.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +12 (+22) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +19 (+34) +14 (+24) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +15 (+27) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +20 (+35) +21 (+37) +15 (+27) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +117 (+5) +79 (+3) +100 (+4) +54 (+2) +45 (+2) +37 (+1) +33 (+1) +50 (+2) +81 (+3) +110 (+4) +120 (+5) +126 (+5) +952 (+37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 11' +1h 59' +0h 18' -1h 15' -4h 06' -5h 36' -5h 19' -2h 01' -0h 16' +1h 18' +4h 12' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.8 +9 +9 +9 +9 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +8.7 +9   +9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +11 +8 +7 +4 +3 +9 +13 +12 +15 +22 +18   +11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +18 (+32) +18.9 (+34) +19.7 (+35) +14.2 (+26) +8 (+14) +5.3 (+10) +5.6 (+10) +7.4 (+13) +9.7 (+17) +13.5 (+24) +16.9 (+30) +17.9 (+32) +12.9 (+23)

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