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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Maastricht Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Maastricht, Netherlands is approximately 1,115 km or 693 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Maastricht bearing 339.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 334.1° or NNW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 449.5 mm (17.7 in) more which is equivalent to 449.5 l/m² (11.03 US gal/ft²) or 4,495,000 l/ha (480,545 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Maastricht.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (-1) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -1 (-3) +1 (+1) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+3) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +72 (+3) +39 (+2) +52 (+2) +19 (+1) 0 (0) -14 (-1) -9 (0) +13 (+0) +61 (+2) +74 (+3) +74 (+3) +69 (+3) +450 (+18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 50' -1h 00' -0h 10' +0h 40' +1h 33' +2h 10' +1h 52' +1h 00' +0h 09' -0h 42' -1h 35' -2h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.1 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2 -9.2   -9.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +0 +3 +4 +4 +5 +9 +8 +4 +1 +1 -2   +2.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.7 (+1) +0.5 (+1) -0.6 (-1) -1.9 (-3) -3.6 (-6) -4.4 (-8) -3.3 (-6) -3.3 (-6) -2.9 (-5) -2.3 (-4) +0.4 (+1) +1.1 (+2) -1.6 (-3)

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