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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland is approximately 2,494 km or 1,550 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord bearing 83.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 128.7° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean temperature is 12.5 °C (22.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.3 °C (41.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1080 mm (42.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1080 l/m² (26.51 US gal/ft²) or 10,800,000 l/ha (1,154,592 US gal/ac) more. About 9 3/8 as much.
  • There are 576 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 34' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.8° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kangerlussuaq, Qeqqata, Søndre Strømfjord.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.5°C (26°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +23 (+42) +19 (+34) +12 (+21) +4 (+7) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-2) +1 (+2) +5 (+10) +13 (+24) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +11 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +21 (+37) +13 (+24) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +14 (+26) +18 (+33) +21 (+38) +12 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +15 (+26) +6 (+11) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +15 (+28) +19 (+34) +21 (+37) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +89 (+4) +112 (+4) +64 (+3) +57 (+2) +48 (+2) +40 (+2) +51 (+2) +101 (+4) +122 (+5) +132 (+5) +138 (+5) +1080 (+43)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 36' -0h 14' -2h 36' -3h 06' -2h 27' -3h 04' -3h 44' -3h 44' -0h 58' -0h 29' +0h 32' +0h 27'   -1h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 16' +1h 19' +0h 12' -0h 50' -2h 21' -5h 06' -3h 27' -1h 20' -0h 10' +0h 52' +2h 25' +5h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.7 +6.8 +6.8 +6.8 +6.8 +6.9 +6.9 +6.9 +6.9 +6.9 +6.7 +6.4   +6.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +6 +7 +7 +15 +19 +21 +18 +16 +9 +13 +9   +12.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +22.6 (+41) +24.1 (+43) +21.3 (+38) +13.9 (+25) +8.2 (+15) +4.8 (+9) +5.1 (+9) +6.4 (+12) +10 (+18) +14.8 (+27) +20.3 (+37) +22.1 (+40) +14.5 (+26)

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