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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Matam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Matam, Senegal is approximately 5,046 km or 3,136 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Matam bearing 8.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 16.5° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Matam has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 22.9 °C (41.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 842.2 mm (33.2 in) more which is equivalent to 842.2 l/m² (20.67 US gal/ft²) or 8,422,000 l/ha (900,368 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Matam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -31 (-56) -33 (-60) -34 (-61) -33 (-59) -28 (-50) -23 (-42) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -28 (-50) -30 (-54) -27 (-49) -28 (-51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -21 (-38) -23 (-41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +91 (+4) +114 (+4) +71 (+3) +61 (+2) +35 (+1) -23 (-1) -54 (-2) +23 (+1) +113 (+4) +141 (+6) +141 (+6) +842 (+33)
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 -34.7 -44.4 -44.4 -44.2 -44.4 -44.4   -41.6

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