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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kuwait City Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kuwait City, Kuwait is approximately 4,999 km or 3,107 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kuwait City bearing 327.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 290.9° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kuwait City has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.8 °C (33.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.5 °C (29.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1101.7 mm (43.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1101.7 l/m² (27.04 US gal/ft²) or 11,017,000 l/ha (1,177,790 US gal/ac) more. About 11 1/4 as much.
  • There are 2265 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 11' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kuwait City.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.1°C (20°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -24 (-43) -29 (-51) -31 (-56) -30 (-54) -31 (-55) -30 (-53) -25 (-45) -19 (-35) -14 (-25) -23 (-42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -23 (-42) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +106 (+4) +77 (+3) +101 (+4) +57 (+2) +58 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +131 (+5) +129 (+5) +125 (+5) +1102 (+43)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +22 (+71) +21 (+74) +18 (+58) +19 (+63) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +23 (+74) +21 (+70) +19 (+61)   +225 (+62)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 11' -7h 06' -6h 05' -3h 36' -4h 40' -4h 44' -5h 58' -7h 13' -6h 30' -7h 50' -6h 54' -6h 32'   -6h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 56' -2h 16' -0h 24' +1h 32' +3h 23' +4h 32' +4h 00' +2h 16' +0h 20' -1h 35' -3h 26' -4h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.7 -30.7 -30.8 -30.9 -30.8 -30.9 -30.8 -31 -30.9 -30.8 -30.9 -30.9   -30.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +25 +23 +22 +25 +24 +32 +44 +39 +34 +25 +29 +22   +28.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.3 (-8) -6.8 (-12) -10.2 (-18) -12.9 (-23) -16.8 (-30) -16.7 (-30) -12.6 (-23) -13.7 (-25) -13.7 (-25) -13.3 (-24) -7.5 (-14) -5.1 (-9) -11.1 (-20)

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