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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kharga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kharga, Egypt is approximately 4,554 km or 2,830 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kharga bearing 336.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 313.6° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kharga has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 17.7 °C (31.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1208 mm (47.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1208 l/m² (29.65 US gal/ft²) or 12,080,000 l/ha (1,291,432 US gal/ac) more. About 1209 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kharga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 46.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -21 (-39) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +92 (+4) +114 (+4) +72 (+3) +62 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +117 (+5) +134 (+5) +143 (+6) +142 (+6) +1208 (+48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 10' -2h 25' -0h 25' +1h 38' +3h 36' +4h 49' +4h 15' +2h 25' +0h 22' -1h 42' -3h 40' -4h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.5 -34.5 -34.6 -34.6 -34.6 -34.6 -34.5 -34.7 -34.6 -34.5 -34.6 -34.6   -34.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +34 +39 +45 +51 +52 +53 +55 +54 +49 +44 +41 +36   +46.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.4 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -4.2 (-8) -4.4 (-8) -4.6 (-8) -4.8 (-9) -3.4 (-6) -3.2 (-6) -4.3 (-8) -6.4 (-12) -4.4 (-8) -2.9 (-5) -4.1 (-7)

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