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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Lærdal, Western Norway Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Lærdal, Western Norway, Norway is approximately 484 km or 301 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Lærdal, Western Norway bearing 261.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 254.1° or WSW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 0.2 °C (0.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 799 mm (31.5 in) more which is equivalent to 799 l/m² (19.61 US gal/ft²) or 7,990,000 l/ha (854,184 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Lærdal, Western Norway.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.9°C (5.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +99 (+4) +66 (+3) +100 (+4) +53 (+2) +42 (+2) +29 (+1) +16 (+1) +36 (+1) +65 (+3) +83 (+3) +108 (+4) +102 (+4) +799 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +13 (+46) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +7 (+23) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) +4 (+13) +11 (+37) +12 (+39)   +83 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 16' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 13' -0h 19' -0h 16' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 13' +0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1 +1 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9   +0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +17 +20 +19 +17 +12 +12 +9 +6 +8 +14 +16   +14
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7 (+13) +6.8 (+12) +5.6 (+10) +3.1 (+6) +0.6 (+1) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1.2 (-2) +0.6 (+1) +3.3 (+6) +6.1 (+11) +6.6 (+12) +2.9 (+5)

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