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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Male Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Male, Maldives is approximately 8,761 km or 5,444 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Male bearing 330.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 281.3° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Male has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 21.1 °C (38°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.3 °C (13.1°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 740.3 mm (29.1 in) less which is equivalent to 740.3 l/m² (18.17 US gal/ft²) or 7,403,000 l/ha (791,430 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Male.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -25 (-46) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -25 (-45) -25 (-44) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -19 (-35) -23 (-41) -24 (-42) -21 (-38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -25 (-44) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -21 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +42 (+2) +41 (+2) -60 (-2) -154 (-6) -112 (-4) -85 (-3) -109 (-4) -125 (-5) -88 (-3) -58 (-2) -90 (-4) -740 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 21' -3h 09' -0h 33' +2h 09' +4h 39' +6h 08' +5h 27' +3h 10' +0h 29' -2h 13' -4h 43' -6h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.7 -55.5 -55.5 -40.5 -23.9 -17.5 -23.4 -40.1 -55.6 -55.5 -55.8 -55.9   -44.7

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