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

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Jan Mayen Island, Norway is approximately 1,247 km or 775 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Jan Mayen Island bearing 161.4° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 167.9° or SSE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Jan Mayen Island has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.2 °C (12.9°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 581 mm (22.9 in) more which is equivalent to 581 l/m² (14.26 US gal/ft²) or 5,810,000 l/ha (621,128 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.8° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Jan Mayen Island.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +65 (+3) +45 (+2) +66 (+3) +28 (+1) +37 (+1) +33 (+1) +26 (+1) +25 (+1) +44 (+2) +59 (+2) +76 (+3) +77 (+3) +581 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +3 (+10)   +15 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 05' +2h 43' +0h 24' -1h 39' -5h 21' -5h 36' -6h 08' -2h 45' -0h 20' +1h 43' +5h 28' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.6 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.9 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 +10.5 +10.8   +10.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +1 +0 -1 -5 -6 -4 -2 +0 +2 +3 +3   -0.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.1 (+13) +7.8 (+14) +8.6 (+15) +7.8 (+14) +6.7 (+12) +6.8 (+12) +6.3 (+11) +5.6 (+10) +6.4 (+12) +7 (+13) +7.1 (+13) +7.6 (+14) +7.1 (+13)

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