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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Montreux Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Montreux, Switzerland is approximately 1,613 km or 1,002 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Montreux bearing 343.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 337.2° or NNW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.4 °C (6.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 57 mm (2.2 in) more which is equivalent to 57 l/m² (1.4 US gal/ft²) or 570,000 l/ha (60,937 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 590 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 36' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Montreux.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +54 (+2) +20 (+1) +48 (+2) +4 (+0) -34 (-1) -76 (-3) -67 (-3) -68 (-3) -1 (0) +50 (+2) +57 (+2) +70 (+3) +57 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +12 (+42) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +12 (+39) +13 (+43) +14 (+45)   +102 (+28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 09' -1h 24' -1h 36' -1h 08' -0h 42' -1h 18' -3h 07' -2h 50' -1h 48' -1h 40' -1h 10' -1h 23'   -1h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 25' -1h 21' -0h 14' +0h 54' +2h 03' +2h 50' +2h 28' +1h 21' +0h 12' -0h 56' -2h 05' -2h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.6 -13.6 -13.6 -13.7 -13.7 -13.7 -13.7 -13.7 -13.7 -13.6 -13.7 -13.7   -13.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +6 +9 +9 +7 +10 +14 +10 +5 +1 +5 +5   +7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.6 (+5) +1.9 (+3) -0.3 (-1) -2.7 (-5) -4.4 (-8) -5.8 (-10) -5 (-9) -4.9 (-9) -4.5 (-8) -1.8 (-3) +0.9 (+2) +3.2 (+6) -1.7 (-3)

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