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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Malin Head Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Malin Head, Ireland is approximately 645 km or 401 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Malin Head bearing 31.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 37.2° or NE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 148 mm (5.8 in) more which is equivalent to 148 l/m² (3.63 US gal/ft²) or 1,480,000 l/ha (158,222 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Malin Head.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +17 (+1) +15 (+1) +28 (+1) +15 (+1) +3 (+0) -5 (0) -10 (0) -13 (-1) +16 (+1) +15 (+1) +28 (+1) +39 (+2) +148 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 05' -0h 35' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 55' +1h 18' +1h 07' +0h 35' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 56' -1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.7 -4.7 -4.8 -4.8 -4.8 -4.8 -4.7 -4.8 -4.8 -4.7 -4.8 -4.8   -4.8

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