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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Jan Mayen b Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Jan Mayen b, Norway is approximately 1,246 km or 774 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Jan Mayen b bearing 160.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 167.3° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Jan Mayen b has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 522 mm (20.6 in) more which is equivalent to 522 l/m² (12.81 US gal/ft²) or 5,220,000 l/ha (558,053 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.7° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Jan Mayen b.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.2°C (14.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +70 (+3) +39 (+2) +59 (+2) +32 (+1) +22 (+1) +25 (+1) +15 (+1) +18 (+1) +36 (+1) +52 (+2) +77 (+3) +77 (+3) +522 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 04' +2h 41' +0h 24' -1h 38' -5h 19' -5h 36' -6h 07' -2h 44' -0h 20' +1h 43' +5h 26' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.5 +10.7 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.7 +10.5 +10.8   +10.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +1 -1 -3 -6 -6 -4 -2 +2 +2 +7 +5   -0.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.8 (+16) +8.8 (+16) +9.5 (+17) +8.4 (+15) +7.2 (+13) +6.8 (+12) +7 (+13) +6.7 (+12) +7.9 (+14) +7.8 (+14) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +8.2 (+15)

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