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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Khasab Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Khasab, Oman is approximately 5,718 km or 3,553 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Khasab bearing 327.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 284.8° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Khasab has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 21.5 °C (38.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1022.3 mm (40.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1022.3 l/m² (25.09 US gal/ft²) or 10,223,000 l/ha (1,092,907 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Khasab.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16°C (28.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -24 (-42) -25 (-45) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -22 (-39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +86 (+3) +43 (+2) +68 (+3) +63 (+2) +60 (+2) +60 (+2) +61 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +134 (+5) +140 (+6) +110 (+4) +1022 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 08' -2h 23' -0h 25' +1h 37' +3h 34' +4h 46' +4h 12' +2h 24' +0h 21' -1h 40' -3h 37' -4h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.7 -33.7 -33.8 -33.9 -33.8 -33.9 -33.8 -34 -33.9 -33.8 -33.9 -33.9   -33.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +23 +18 +21 +27 +19 +18 +19 +15 +16 +22 +27 +25   +20.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12 (-22) -13.6 (-24) -14.7 (-26) -15.9 (-29) -19.4 (-35) -19.4 (-35) -18.4 (-33) -18.8 (-34) -18.5 (-33) -16.7 (-30) -13.4 (-24) -11.6 (-21) -16 (-29)

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