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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Maputo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Maputo, Mozambique is approximately 10,051 km or 6,246 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Maputo bearing 344° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 330° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Maputo has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.1 °C (29.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 440 mm (17.3 in) more which is equivalent to 440 l/m² (10.8 US gal/ft²) or 4,400,000 l/ha (470,389 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • There are 1668 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 34' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Maputo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11°C (19.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Maputo. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Maputo 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 (-45) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -24 (-43) -19 (-34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -11 (-21) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -32 (-1) +17 (+1) +8 (+0) +34 (+1) +33 (+1) +49 (+2) +66 (+3) +80 (+3) +88 (+3) +57 (+2) +39 (+2) +440 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16 (+52) +14 (+50) +11 (+35) +15 (+50) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +15 (+48) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +17 (+55)   +176 (+48)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 23' -5h 37' -4h 21' -3h 14' -2h 50' -2h 56' -4h 13' -4h 21' -4h 06' -4h 36' -5h 30' -6h 38'   -4h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 00' -4h 11' -0h 45' +2h 51' +6h 07' +7h 58' +7h 07' +4h 11' +0h 38' -2h 57' -6h 12' -7h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -73.3 -54.9 -33.6 -10.4 +6.2 +12.6 +6.7 -10.1 -32.9 -55.3 -73.3 -81   -33.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +18 +17 +16 +19 +22 +26 +25 +22 +19 +21 +21   +20.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18 (-32) -18.6 (-33) -17.3 (-31) -14.5 (-26) -8.8 (-16) -4.4 (-8) -1.7 (-3) -2.9 (-5) -6.1 (-11) -10.7 (-19) -13.3 (-24) -16.2 (-29) -11 (-20)

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