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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Juan Santamaria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Juan Santamaria, Costa Rica is approximately 8,660 km or 5,381 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Juan Santamaria bearing 30.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 89° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Juan Santamaria has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 15 °C (27°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 762 mm (30 in) less which is equivalent to 762 l/m² (18.7 US gal/ft²) or 7,620,000 l/ha (814,629 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Juan Santamaria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +125 (+5) +82 (+3) +100 (+4) -8 (0) -206 (-8) -220 (-9) -120 (-5) -198 (-8) -237 (-9) -197 (-8) +8 (+0) +109 (+4) -762 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 03' -2h 58' -0h 31' +2h 01' +4h 23' +5h 48' +5h 09' +2h 59' +0h 27' -2h 05' -4h 27' -5h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -50 -49.9 -50.1 -46.2 -29.6 -23.2 -29.2 -46 -49.9 -49.7 -49.9 -50.1   -43.6

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