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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Maracaibo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Maracaibo, Venezuela is approximately 7,920 km or 4,922 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Maracaibo bearing 29.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 78.3° or ENE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Maracaibo has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The mean temperature is 20.8 °C (37.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 629 mm (24.8 in) more which is equivalent to 629 l/m² (15.44 US gal/ft²) or 6,290,000 l/ha (672,443 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Maracaibo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.3°C (33°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -25 (-46) -23 (-42) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -27 (-48) -24 (-43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -24 (-42) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -21 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -19 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +89 (+4) +108 (+4) +20 (+1) -5 (0) +5 (+0) +36 (+1) +19 (+1) +14 (+1) +20 (+1) +72 (+3) +125 (+5) +629 (+25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 02' -2h 57' -0h 31' +2h 00' +4h 22' +5h 46' +5h 07' +2h 57' +0h 27' -2h 04' -4h 25' -5h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -49.4 -49.4 -49.5 -46.7 -30.2 -23.8 -29.8 -46.5 -49.3 -49.2 -49.4 -49.5   -43.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +11 +10 +4 +1 +6 +12 +11 +8 +4 +8 +10   +8.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.6 (-37) -21 (-38) -20.7 (-37) -21 (-38) -19.3 (-35) -16.5 (-30) -13.6 (-24) -13.8 (-25) -15.7 (-28) -18.3 (-33) -19.3 (-35) -19.9 (-36) -18.3 (-33)

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