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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Mersa Matruh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Mersa Matruh, Egypt is approximately 3,827 km or 2,378 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Mersa Matruh bearing 335.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 314.1° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mersa Matruh has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.4 °C (22.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1068 mm (42 in) more which is equivalent to 1068 l/m² (26.21 US gal/ft²) or 10,680,000 l/ha (1,141,763 US gal/ac) more. About 8 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Mersa Matruh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +95 (+4) +73 (+3) +103 (+4) +69 (+3) +60 (+2) +58 (+2) +62 (+2) +78 (+3) +117 (+5) +115 (+5) +125 (+5) +113 (+4) +1068 (+42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 47' -2h 10' -0h 23' +1h 28' +3h 15' +4h 22' +3h 51' +2h 11' +0h 19' -1h 31' -3h 18' -4h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.7 -28.7 -28.7 -28.8 -28.8 -28.8 -28.7 -28.8 -28.8 -28.7 -28.7 -28.8   -28.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +15 +15 +14 +6 +8 +10 +12 +14 +15 +20 +18   +13.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.9 (-12) -7.3 (-13) -7.8 (-14) -8.9 (-16) -10.6 (-19) -11.4 (-21) -10.7 (-19) -10.7 (-19) -10.6 (-19) -10.3 (-19) -7.7 (-14) -6.3 (-11) -9.1 (-16)

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