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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Luang Prabang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Luang Prabang, Laos is approximately 8,807 km or 5,473 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Luang Prabang bearing 330.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 248.7° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Luang Prabang has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 17.5 °C (31.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 233.9 mm (9.2 in) less which is equivalent to 233.9 l/m² (5.74 US gal/ft²) or 2,339,000 l/ha (250,055 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 801 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 12' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Luang Prabang.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.6°C (29.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -26 (-46) -27 (-49) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -20 (-35) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -19 (-33) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -16 (-30) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +116 (+5) +73 (+3) +84 (+3) -36 (-1) -85 (-3) -198 (-8) -166 (-7) -210 (-8) -55 (-2) +8 (+0) +103 (+4) +132 (+5) -234 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +23 (+74) +20 (+71) +16 (+52) +13 (+43) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) +7 (+23) +17 (+55) +21 (+70) +24 (+77)   +143 (+39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 11' -4h 08' -3h 05' -0h 36' +0h 19' +0h 16' +0h 01' -0h 13' -2h 30' -4h 50' -3h 54' -3h 32'   -2h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 31' -2h 38' -0h 28' +1h 47' +3h 54' +5h 12' +4h 36' +2h 38' +0h 24' -1h 51' -3h 58' -5h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40 -40 -40 -40.1 -39 -33.1 -38.1 -40.3 -40.3 -40.1 -40.2 -40.2   -39.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +7 +9 +4 -2 -4 -2 -4 -2 -1 +4 +2   +1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.1 (-27) -16.8 (-30) -18.1 (-33) -20 (-36) -19.5 (-35) -17.9 (-32) -15 (-27) -15.1 (-27) -16 (-29) -16.7 (-30) -14.9 (-27) -13.5 (-24) -16.6 (-30)

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