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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Latakia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Latakia, Syria is approximately 3,794 km or 2,358 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Latakia bearing 327.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 299.3° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Latakia has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean temperature is 12.5 °C (22.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 397.6 mm (15.7 in) more which is equivalent to 397.6 l/m² (9.76 US gal/ft²) or 3,976,000 l/ha (425,061 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Latakia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -13 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -5 (0) +23 (+1) +24 (+1) +40 (+2) +55 (+2) +61 (+2) +77 (+3) +110 (+4) +65 (+3) +48 (+2) -43 (-2) +398 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 28' -1h 59' -0h 20' +1h 20' +2h 59' +4h 01' +3h 32' +1h 59' +0h 18' -1h 23' -3h 01' -4h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.5 -24.5 -24.5 -24.6 -24.6 -24.6 -24.5 -24.6 -24.6 -24.5 -24.6 -24.6   -24.6

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