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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Locarno Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Locarno, Switzerland is approximately 1,687 km or 1,049 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Locarno bearing 340.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 332.7° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 5.7 °C (10.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 631 mm (24.8 in) less which is equivalent to 631 l/m² (15.49 US gal/ft²) or 6,310,000 l/ha (674,581 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1204 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 17' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Locarno.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-3) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +29 (+1) +21 (+1) -81 (-3) -154 (-6) -138 (-5) -145 (-6) -146 (-6) -77 (-3) -51 (-2) -9 (0) +45 (+2) -631 (-25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 25' -3h 36' -3h 09' -2h 34' -1h 34' -3h 08' -5h 05' -4h 36' -3h 16' -2h 58' -2h 54' -3h 13'   -3h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 27' -1h 22' -0h 14' +0h 55' +2h 05' +2h 52' +2h 30' +1h 22' +0h 12' -0h 57' -2h 07' -2h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -14 -14 -14 -13.9 -14 -14 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9   -13.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +22 +24 +24 +21 +16 +18 +23 +20 +16 +15 +20 +22   +20.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.7 (+7) +2.9 (+5) +0.9 (+2) -1.9 (-3) -4.4 (-8) -5.8 (-10) -5.3 (-10) -5 (-9) -5.1 (-9) -2.1 (-4) +1.7 (+3) +4.2 (+8) -1.4 (-3)

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