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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Maripasoula Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Maripasoula, French Guiana is approximately 7,696 km or 4,782 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Maripasoula bearing 25.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 58.3° or ENE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Maripasoula has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 19.7 °C (35.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1344 mm (52.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1344 l/m² (32.98 US gal/ft²) or 13,440,000 l/ha (1,436,825 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Maripasoula.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Maripasoula. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Maripasoula 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 (-45) -25 (-46) -25 (-45) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -23 (-42) -26 (-46) -25 (-46) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -21 (-39) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -20 (-35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -109 (-4) -112 (-4) -147 (-6) -229 (-9) -326 (-13) -256 (-10) -157 (-6) -75 (-3) +33 (+1) +62 (+2) +31 (+1) -59 (-2) -1344 (-53)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 23' -3h 10' -0h 34' +2h 10' +4h 41' +6h 10' +5h 29' +3h 11' +0h 29' -2h 14' -4h 45' -6h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.3 -56.1 -56.1 -39.9 -23.3 -16.9 -22.9 -39.7 -56 -55.9 -56.2 -56.4   -44.7

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