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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kabul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kabul, Afghanistan is approximately 5,669 km or 3,523 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kabul bearing 322.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 266.9° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kabul has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average annual temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.6 °C (33.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 897 mm (35.3 in) more which is equivalent to 897 l/m² (22.01 US gal/ft²) or 8,970,000 l/ha (958,953 US gal/ac) more. About 3 7/8 as much.
  • There are 2003 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 28' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kabul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 32.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (-1) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) +-2 (-4) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -1 (-3) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +97 (+4) +32 (+1) +46 (+2) +0 (+0) +39 (+2) +59 (+2) +56 (+2) +77 (+3) +116 (+5) +130 (+5) +124 (+5) +120 (+5) +897 (+35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +13 (+46) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +9 (+29) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +16 (+52) +18.5 (+62) +21 (+68) +22 (+73) +20 (+65)   +187.5 (+51)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 03' -4h 08' -2h 44' -2h 20' -4h 46' -6h 18' -7h 19' -7h 23' -6h 10' -7h 09' -6h 42' -5h 34'   -5h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 32' -2h 02' -0h 21' +1h 22' +3h 03' +4h 06' +3h 36' +2h 02' +0h 18' -1h 25' -3h 05' -4h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.4 -25.4 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.6 -25.5 -25.6 -25.6 -25.5 -25.6 -25.5   -25.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +14 +18 +19 +31 +45 +48 +47 +46 +43 +36 +24   +32.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.7 (+14) +5.5 (+10) +1.2 (+2) -3.2 (-6) -1.6 (-3) -0.1 (0) +0.3 (+1) +0.7 (+1) +2.7 (+5) +5.1 (+9) +7 (+13) +7.5 (+14) +2.7 (+5)

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