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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Lyon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Lyon, France is approximately 1,654 km or 1,028 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Lyon bearing 348.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 343.2° or NNW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 4.6 °C (8.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 384.5 mm (15.1 in) more which is equivalent to 384.5 l/m² (9.44 US gal/ft²) or 3,845,000 l/ha (411,056 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 936 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 33' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Lyon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Lyon. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Lyon 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) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +0 (0) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +77 (+3) +38 (+1) +51 (+2) +4 (+0) -24 (-1) -17 (-1) +1 (+0) +2 (+0) +43 (+2) +55 (+2) +72 (+3) +83 (+3) +385 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +10 (+35) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +11 (+35)   +98 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 13' -1h 39' -2h 46' -2h 20' -2h 23' -3h 20' -5h 07' -4h 25' -3h 06' -2h 07' -1h 04' -1h 05'   -2h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 30' -1h 24' -0h 14' +0h 56' +2h 08' +2h 56' +2h 33' +1h 24' +0h 12' -0h 58' -2h 10' -2h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.3 -14.3 -14.4 -14.4 -14.4 -14.4 -14.4 -14.4 -14.4 -14.3 -14.4 -14.4   -14.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +2 +9 +11 +10 +13 +21 +18 +9 +2 +2 +0   +8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.8 (+1) -0.1 (0) -2.3 (-4) -3.2 (-6) -4.3 (-8) -5.6 (-10) -4.3 (-8) -4.1 (-7) -5.1 (-9) -3.1 (-6) -0.6 (-1) +1.4 (+3) -2.5 (-5)

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