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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Montpellier Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Montpellier, France is approximately 1,874 km or 1,165 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Montpellier bearing 351.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 347.1° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Montpellier has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean temperature is 7.1 °C (12.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.8 °C (14°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 500 mm (19.7 in) more which is equivalent to 500 l/m² (12.27 US gal/ft²) or 5,000,000 l/ha (534,533 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/7 as much.
  • There are 1660 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 32' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Montpellier.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.8°C (1.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -14 (-24) -15 (-28) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) 0 (0) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +62 (+2) +42 (+2) +16 (+1) +15 (+1) +27 (+1) +42 (+2) +39 (+2) +18 (+1) +39 (+2) +73 (+3) +52 (+2) +500 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +16 (+57) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +6 (+19) +10 (+33) +14 (+45) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +15 (+50) +15 (+48)   +155 (+43)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 52' -4h 04' -3h 44' -3h 58' -3h 32' -5h 30' -7h 52' -6h 01' -4h 48' -3h 48' -3h 44' -3h 32'   -4h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 44' -1h 32' -0h 16' +1h 02' +2h 20' +3h 11' +2h 47' +1h 32' +0h 13' -1h 04' -2h 22' -3h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.4 -16.5 -16.5 -16.5 -16.5 -16.6 -16.5 -16.6 -16.5 -16.5 -16.5 -16.5   -16.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +23 +29 +24 +23 +21 +29 +39 +34 +30 +26 +27 +21   +27.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.3 (+2) +1.8 (+3) -1 (-2) -2.4 (-4) -3.1 (-6) -3 (-5) -0.7 (-1) -1.8 (-3) -2.1 (-4) -1.5 (-3) +1.4 (+3) +1.9 (+3) -0.8 (-1)

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