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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Mogadishu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Mogadishu, Somalia is approximately 7,572 km or 4,705 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Mogadishu bearing 337.1° 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 Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 20.1 °C (36.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 810 mm (31.9 in) more which is equivalent to 810 l/m² (19.88 US gal/ft²) or 8,100,000 l/ha (865,944 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 2001 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 28' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Mogadishu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.1°C (32.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Mogadishu. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mogadishu 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 (-44) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -24 (-44) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -25 (-45) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -20 (-37) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +130 (+5) +92 (+4) +105 (+4) +14 (+1) +6 (+0) -22 (-1) +4 (+0) +39 (+2) +95 (+4) +107 (+4) +107 (+4) +133 (+5) +810 (+32)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +25 (+81) +22 (+78) +19 (+61) +16 (+53) +8 (+26) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +14 (+47) +19 (+61) +20 (+67) +23 (+74)   +179 (+49)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 50' -7h 04' -6h 11' -4h 16' -3h 29' -2h 00' -3h 15' -4h 23' -5h 20' -6h 27' -7h 36' -7h 54'   -5h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 28' -3h 13' -0h 34' +2h 12' +4h 45' +6h 16' +5h 34' +3h 14' +0h 29' -2h 16' -4h 49' -6h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -57.8 -57.6 -57.3 -38.3 -21.7 -15.3 -21.2 -38 -57.3 -57.6 -57.9 -58   -44.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +9 +8 +5 +2 +2 +5 +5 +5 +7 +10 +9   +6.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.5 (-39) -21.1 (-38) -21.8 (-39) -21.8 (-39) -19 (-34) -16.1 (-29) -12.7 (-23) -12.7 (-23) -14.2 (-26) -17.2 (-31) -19.1 (-34) -20.3 (-37) -18.1 (-33)

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