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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Livingstone Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Livingstone, Zambia is approximately 9,004 km or 5,595 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Livingstone bearing 346.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 334.1° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Livingstone has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.9 °C (26.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 517.3 mm (20.4 in) more which is equivalent to 517.3 l/m² (12.7 US gal/ft²) or 5,173,000 l/ha (553,028 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1979 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 24' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Livingstone.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.2°C (14.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -25 (-44) -24 (-44) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -25 (-46) -24 (-44) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-37) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -5 (-9) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -49 (-2) +35 (+1) +48 (+2) +56 (+2) +59 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +116 (+5) +109 (+4) +73 (+3) -27 (-1) +517 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +7 (+25) +12 (+39) +17 (+57) +14 (+45) +14.5 (+48) +17 (+55) +16.5 (+53) +18 (+60) +19 (+61) +13 (+43) +9 (+29)   +164 (+45)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 17' -4h 38' -5h 00' -4h 42' -4h 23' -4h 20' -5h 34' -6h 13' -6h 18' -6h 44' -6h 00' -5h 44'   -5h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 31' -3h 53' -0h 41' +2h 39' +5h 41' +7h 25' +6h 37' +3h 53' +0h 36' -2h 44' -5h 46' -7h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -76.5 -62.6 -41.6 -18.5 -1.9 +4.5 -1.4 -18.2 -41 -62.9 -76.1 -77.9   -39.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11.2 +6.7 +10.8 +14.9 +21.3 +26 +33.2 +41.7 +49.9 +43.3 +32.8 +16   +25.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18 (-32) -18.4 (-33) -16.4 (-30) -12.8 (-23) -5.8 (-10) -0.1 (0) +3.4 (+6) +3.1 (+6) +0.5 (+1) -6.6 (-12) -11.3 (-20) -15.5 (-28) -8.2 (-15)

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