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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Lubumbashi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic Of The Congo is approximately 8,382 km or 5,209 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Lubumbashi bearing 345.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 331° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Lubumbashi has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The mean temperature is 14.1 °C (25.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 78 mm (3.1 in) less which is equivalent to 78 l/m² (1.91 US gal/ft²) or 780,000 l/ha (83,387 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1702 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 38' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Lubumbashi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.4°C (16.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Lubumbashi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Lubumbashi 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 (-39) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -19 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -12 (-22) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -119 (-5) -223 (-9) -97 (-4) +17 (+1) +59 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +114 (+4) +106 (+4) -13 (-1) -123 (-5) -78 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) +13 (+43) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +18 (+60) +19 (+61) +9 (+30) 0 ( 0)   +122 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 23' -2h 24' -2h 48' -3h 36' -4h 03' -4h 38' -6h 09' -6h 30' -6h 18' -6h 44' -5h 18' -3h 50'   -4h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 10' -3h 40' -0h 39' +2h 30' +5h 23' +7h 03' +6h 17' +3h 40' +0h 34' -2h 35' -5h 27' -7h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -71.3 -67.1 -47.7 -24.6 -8 -1.6 -7.6 -24.4 -47.1 -67 -71.2 -71.7   -42.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +0 +2 +5 +14 +20 +29 +39 +42 +37 +18 +6   +18
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.9 (-32) -18.6 (-33) -17.2 (-31) -14.6 (-26) -8.2 (-15) -2.5 (-5) +1.4 (+3) +2 (+4) -1.2 (-2) -6.7 (-12) -13 (-23) -16.1 (-29) -9.4 (-17)

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