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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kuopio Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kuopio, Finland is approximately 1,546 km or 961 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kuopio bearing 271.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 246.2° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kuopio has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.2 °C (7.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.8 °C (33.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 711 mm (28 in) more which is equivalent to 711 l/m² (17.45 US gal/ft²) or 7,110,000 l/ha (760,106 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/7 as much.
  • There are 436 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 11' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kuopio.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +2 (+3) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) +-1 (-1) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+24) +11 (+19) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) +0 (+0) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +98 (+4) +72 (+3) +95 (+4) +48 (+2) +29 (+1) +0 (+0) -10 (0) +20 (+1) +62 (+2) +87 (+3) +107 (+4) +103 (+4) +711 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +5 (+18) +9 (+29) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +4 (+13)   +52 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 05' -0h 02' -2h 05' -1h 06' -1h 56' -3h 22' -4h 07' -2h 03' -0h 16' +0h 03' +0h 26' +0h 11'   -1h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 53' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 43' -1h 07' -0h 54' -0h 26' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 44' +1h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.8 +2.8 +2.8 +2.8 +2.8 +2.8 +2.8 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.6   +2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +1 +11 +15 +24 +23 +25 +20 +13 +3 -1 -3   +10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13 (+23) +13.2 (+24) +12.1 (+22) +6.2 (+11) +5 (+9) +0.6 (+1) +0.4 (+1) +1.1 (+2) +2.9 (+5) +5.4 (+10) +7.6 (+14) +10.2 (+18) +6.5 (+12)

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