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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Madinah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Madinah, Saudi Arabia is approximately 5,043 km or 3,134 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Madinah bearing 332.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 303.2° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Madinah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 21 °C (37.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1159.9 mm (45.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1159.9 l/m² (28.47 US gal/ft²) or 11,599,000 l/ha (1,240,010 US gal/ac) more. About 24 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Madinah.
  • Relative humidity levels are 58.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -25 (-44) -26 (-46) -25 (-44) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +123 (+5) +91 (+4) +106 (+4) +60 (+2) +57 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +133 (+5) +134 (+5) +138 (+5) +1160 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 14' -2h 27' -0h 26' +1h 40' +3h 39' +4h 53' +4h 19' +2h 28' +0h 22' -1h 43' -3h 43' -4h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.4 -35.4 -35.5 -35.5 -35.5 -35.5 -35.3 -35.6 -35.6 -35.4 -35.5 -35.5   -35.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +48 +50 +55 +54 +62 +68 +69 +68 +68 +64 +52 +47   +58.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.3 (-4) -3 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -4.1 (-7) +0.5 (+1) +3.8 (+7) +3.4 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +0.8 (+1) -3.3 (-6) -2.6 (-5) -0.4 (-1)

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