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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Massawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Massawa, Eritrea is approximately 5,929 km or 3,684 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Massawa bearing 336.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 308.6° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 22.1 °C (39.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1025.7 mm (40.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1025.7 l/m² (25.17 US gal/ft²) or 10,257,000 l/ha (1,096,541 US gal/ac) more. About 6 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Massawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.1°C (30.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -26 (-46) -26 (-47) -27 (-48) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -26 (-48) -25 (-46) -26 (-47) -25 (-44) -26 (-47)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -22 (-40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +96 (+4) +70 (+3) +104 (+4) +68 (+3) +54 (+2) +60 (+2) +54 (+2) +71 (+3) +115 (+5) +112 (+4) +119 (+5) +103 (+4) +1026 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +20 (+65) +18 (+64) +17 (+55) +20 (+67) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +16 (+52) +16 (+52) +19 (+63) +21 (+68) +21 (+70) +21 (+68)   +218 (+60)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 45' -2h 47' -0h 29' +1h 53' +4h 07' +5h 28' +4h 50' +2h 47' +0h 25' -1h 57' -4h 11' -5h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.3 -44.3 -44.4 -44.5 -35.2 -28.9 -34.6 -44.5 -44.5 -44.3 -44.4 -44.5   -41.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9.7 +8.7 +9.7 +9.5 +14 +27.2 +32 +29.4 +24.2 +18.4 +18.9 +12.5   +17.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -19.4 (-35) -19.7 (-35) -18.1 (-33) -15.5 (-28) -13.7 (-25) -14.2 (-26) -15.5 (-28) -17 (-31) -16.7 (-30) -17.8 (-32) -17.1 (-31)

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