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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Mbala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Mbala, Zambia is approximately 8,191 km or 5,090 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Mbala bearing 343.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 326.4° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mbala has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 11.8 °C (21.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 30.1 mm (1.2 in) less which is equivalent to 30.1 l/m² (0.74 US gal/ft²) or 301,000 l/ha (32,179 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Mbala.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-33) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -106 (-4) -118 (-5) -119 (-5) -54 (-2) +45 (+2) +58 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +113 (+4) +114 (+4) +6 (+0) -110 (-4) -30 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 02' -3h 34' -0h 38' +2h 26' +5h 15' +6h 53' +6h 08' +3h 35' +0h 33' -2h 31' -5h 19' -6h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -68.5 -66.9 -50.5 -27.5 -10.8 -4.4 -10.4 -27.2 -49.8 -66.7 -68.5 -68.9   -43.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2.3 +5 +5.5 +8.9 +21.9 +24.3 +36.1 +38.1 - - +18 -   -
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.7 (-26) -14 (-25) -13.3 (-24) -11.1 (-20) -4.9 (-9) -1.4 (-3) +3.3 (+6) +2.6 (+5) - - -9.5 (-17) - -

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