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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kirensk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kirensk, Russia is approximately 5,531 km or 3,437 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kirensk bearing 322° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 221.3° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kirensk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.2 °C (20.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 36.1 °C (65°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 822.5 mm (32.4 in) more which is equivalent to 822.5 l/m² (20.19 US gal/ft²) or 8,225,000 l/ha (879,307 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/8 as much.
  • There are 633 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 43' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kirensk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.8°C (23.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+55) +29 (+52) +18 (+32) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +3 (+6) +11 (+20) +21 (+38) +28 (+51) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +112 (+4) +79 (+3) +104 (+4) +57 (+2) +28 (+1) +17 (+1) -8 (0) +16 (+1) +78 (+3) +109 (+4) +116 (+5) +115 (+5) +823 (+32)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +8 (+28) +7 (+23) +10 (+33) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +8 (+26)   +69 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 32' -1h 18' -3h 01' -2h 16' -1h 29' -3h 20' -4h 52' -2h 09' -0h 44' -0h 19' -0h 26' -0h 15'   -1h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 35' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 29' +0h 43' +0h 36' +0h 19' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 30' -0h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.3 -2.2 -2.2 -2.3 -2.3 -2.4 -2.4 -2.5 -2.5 -2.4 -2.5 -2.4   -2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +7 +12 +15 +19 +13 +11 +7 +5 +6 +8 +8   +9.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +30.4 (+55) +28.8 (+52) +19 (+34) +9.7 (+17) +5.1 (+9) -2 (-4) -3.4 (-6) -1.2 (-2) +4.5 (+8) +11.5 (+21) +22.4 (+40) +29.3 (+53) +12.8 (+23)

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