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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Lisbon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Lisbon, Portugal is approximately 2,448 km or 1,521 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Lisbon bearing 10.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 16.8° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Lisbon has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean temperature is 9.9 °C (17.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 456 mm (18 in) more which is equivalent to 456 l/m² (11.19 US gal/ft²) or 4,560,000 l/ha (487,494 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • There are 1941 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 18' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Lisbon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.7°C (12.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +21 (+1) -19 (-1) +45 (+2) +8 (+0) +23 (+1) +39 (+2) +57 (+2) +73 (+3) +92 (+4) +54 (+2) +29 (+1) +34 (+1) +456 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +10 (+35) +6 (+19) +11 (+37) +5 (+16) +10 (+33) +15 (+48) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) +10 (+32)   +130 (+36)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 23' -4h 38' -3h 44' -4h 26' -4h 23' -5h 44' -8h 09' -7h 44' -5h 48' -5h 17' -4h 42' -4h 40'   -5h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 12' -1h 49' -0h 19' +1h 13' +2h 44' +3h 43' +3h 15' +1h 49' +0h 16' -1h 16' -2h 47' -3h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.3 -21.3 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.3 -21.4 -21.4   -21.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +6 +12 +11 +13 +15 +22 +24 +18 +13 +11 +8   +13.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.2 (-13) -8 (-14) -7.1 (-13) -7.2 (-13) -6.4 (-12) -6.8 (-12) -5.4 (-10) -5.3 (-10) -7.2 (-13) -7.8 (-14) -6.3 (-11) -5.8 (-10) -6.7 (-12)

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