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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Makurdi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Makurdi, Nigeria is approximately 5,885 km or 3,657 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Makurdi bearing 354° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 347.9° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Makurdi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 20.7 °C (37.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 28 mm (1.1 in) less which is equivalent to 28 l/m² (0.69 US gal/ft²) or 280,000 l/ha (29,934 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Makurdi.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -32 (-57) -31 (-56) -27 (-49) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -26 (-47) -28 (-51) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -16 (-30) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -21 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +127 (+5) +90 (+4) +83 (+3) -19 (-1) -104 (-4) -123 (-5) -150 (-6) -139 (-5) -100 (-4) +25 (+1) +141 (+6) +141 (+6) -28 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 11' -3h 02' -0h 32' +2h 04' +4h 30' +5h 56' +5h 16' +3h 03' +0h 28' -2h 08' -4h 33' -5h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -52.2 -52.1 -52.2 -44 -27.4 -21 -26.9 -43.7 -52.2 -52 -52.2 -52.3   -44.2

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