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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kawambwa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kawambwa, Zambia is approximately 8,226 km or 5,112 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kawambwa bearing 344.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 328.9° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kawambwa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 13.9 °C (25°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 169.6 mm (6.7 in) less which is equivalent to 169.6 l/m² (4.16 US gal/ft²) or 1,696,000 l/ha (181,314 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kawambwa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.2°C (16.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Kawambwa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kawambwa 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) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -20 (-37) -20 (-37) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -81 (-3) -95 (-4) -152 (-6) -51 (-2) +44 (+2) +59 (+2) +61 (+2) +77 (+3) +102 (+4) +44 (+2) -57 (-2) -122 (-5) -170 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 05' -3h 36' -0h 38' +2h 27' +5h 18' +6h 56' +6h 11' +3h 37' +0h 33' -2h 33' -5h 22' -6h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -69.5 -67.2 -49.6 -26.5 -9.9 -3.5 -9.4 -26.2 -48.9 -67 -69.4 -69.9   -43
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6.2 +3.8 +5 +8.4 +13.6 +23.1 +33.7 +37.9 +38.2 +24.1 +15.8 +8   +18.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16 (-29) -16.5 (-30) -15.6 (-28) -13.2 (-24) -9.2 (-17) -3.4 (-6) +0.8 (+1) +0.4 (+1) -3.1 (-6) -9 (-16) -11.6 (-21) -14.3 (-26) -9.2 (-17)

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