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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Khost Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Khost, Afghanistan is approximately 5,817 km or 3,615 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Khost bearing 323.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 267.2° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Khost has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.1 °C (18.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 732.5 mm (28.8 in) more which is equivalent to 732.5 l/m² (17.98 US gal/ft²) or 7,325,000 l/ha (783,091 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Khost.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.4% 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 Khost. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Khost vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -20 (-37) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -15 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -9 (-15) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +105 (+4) +38 (+2) +52 (+2) +7 (+0) +22 (+1) +38 (+2) -14 (-1) +17 (+1) +88 (+3) +126 (+5) +131 (+5) +121 (+5) +733 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 38' -2h 05' -0h 22' +1h 24' +3h 08' +4h 12' +3h 42' +2h 05' +0h 19' -1h 27' -3h 10' -4h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.6 -26.6 -26.7 -26.7 -26.7 -26.8 -26.7 -26.8 -26.8 -26.7 -26.8 -26.7   -26.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +26 +22 +21 +21 +29 +35 +22 +17 +23 +29 +32 +28   +25.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.9 (+5) +0.4 (+1) -3.7 (-7) -7.1 (-13) -7.1 (-13) -8.4 (-15) -10.1 (-18) -10.4 (-19) -7.5 (-14) -3.4 (-6) +1.6 (+3) +3.4 (+6) -4.1 (-7)

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