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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs La Paz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and La Paz, Bolivia is approximately 10,392 km or 6,458 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from La Paz bearing 27.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 62.2° or ENE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas La Paz has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.6 °C (1.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 645 mm (25.4 in) more which is equivalent to 645 l/m² (15.83 US gal/ft²) or 6,450,000 l/ha (689,548 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/7 as much.
  • There are 1210 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 18' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in La Paz.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) +-3 (-5) +-1 (-1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +-2 (-3) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) -1 (-1) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) +1 (+1) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) -18 (-1) +48 (+2) +46 (+2) +48 (+2) +57 (+2) +56 (+2) +67 (+3) +76 (+3) +105 (+4) +99 (+4) +46 (+2) +645 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +6 (+21) +9 (+29) +15 (+50) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +15 (+48) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +9 (+29)   +139 (+38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 05' -3h 36' -1h 54' -1h 06' -1h 52' -2h 44' -3h 34' -3h 13' -2h 48' -3h 38' -4h 36' -5h 32'   -3h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 26' -3h 50' -0h 41' +2h 37' +5h 37' +7h 21' +6h 33' +3h 50' +0h 35' -2h 42' -5h 42' -7h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -75.6 -63.7 -42.8 -19.7 -3.1 +3.2 -2.8 -19.6 -42.4 -64.1 -75.3 -76.6   -40.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +11 +13 +14 +27 +36 +33 +37 +29 +24 +28 +23   +24.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.2 (-4) -2.9 (-5) -1.9 (-3) +0.3 (+1) +6.9 (+12) +11.8 (+21) +12.8 (+23) +12.9 (+23) +9.1 (+16) +3.7 (+7) +2.1 (+4) +0.4 (+1) +4.4 (+8)

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