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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Las Palmas De Gran Canaria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Canary Islands is approximately 3,742 km or 2,325 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Las Palmas De Gran Canaria bearing 12.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 23.1° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Las Palmas De Gran Canaria has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.6 °C (24.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1090.6 mm (42.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1090.6 l/m² (26.77 US gal/ft²) or 10,906,000 l/ha (1,165,924 US gal/ac) more. About 10 1/5 as much.
  • There are 1258 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 26' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Las Palmas De Gran Canaria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.6°C (20.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -14 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -15 (-28) -14 (-26) -14 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+4) +70 (+3) +104 (+4) +66 (+3) +60 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +110 (+4) +124 (+5) +122 (+5) +121 (+5) +1091 (+43)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +16 (+57) +15 (+48) +17 (+57) +13 (+42) +12 (+40) +16 (+52) +17 (+55) +17 (+57) +18 (+58) +16 (+53) +15 (+48)   +188 (+52)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 48' -4h 36' -3h 40' -2h 38' -1h 50' -1h 44' -1h 58' -2h 58' -3h 50' -4h 34' -4h 10' -4h 34'   -3h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 01' -2h 19' -0h 24' +1h 34' +3h 28' +4h 38' +4h 05' +2h 20' +0h 21' -1h 37' -3h 31' -4h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.1 -32.1 -32.2 -32.2 -32.2 -32.2 -32.1 -32.2 -32.1 -32 -32.1 -32.2   -32.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +8 +9 +4 +2 +5 +5 +10 +6 +6 +11 +11   +7.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.3 (-22) -12.7 (-23) -12.3 (-22) -12.1 (-22) -11.2 (-20) -10.1 (-18) -10.1 (-18) -9.8 (-18) -11.8 (-21) -13.1 (-24) -12 (-22) -11.5 (-21) -11.6 (-21)

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