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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Nairobi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Nairobi, Kenya is approximately 7,573 km or 4,706 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Nairobi bearing 340.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 318.5° or NW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 10.8 °C (19.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 284 mm (11.2 in) more which is equivalent to 284 l/m² (6.97 US gal/ft²) or 2,840,000 l/ha (303,615 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1443 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 58' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Nairobi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8°C (14.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -14 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -10 (-19) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-21) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +86 (+3) +41 (+2) +13 (+1) -134 (-5) -98 (-4) +14 (+1) +43 (+2) +53 (+2) +92 (+4) +80 (+3) +34 (+1) +60 (+2) +284 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +21 (+68) +18 (+64) +11 (+35) +6 (+20) +1 (+3) +9 (+30) +14 (+45) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +12 (+40) +17 (+55)   +154 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 17' -7h 38' -5h 48' -2h 38' -0h 40' -0h 28' -0h 15' -0h 36' -2h 30' -4h 56' -5h 58' -7h 48'   -3h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 38' -3h 20' -0h 35' +2h 16' +4h 54' +6h 27' +5h 44' +3h 20' +0h 30' -2h 21' -4h 58' -6h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -61.1 -60.8 -57.4 -35 -18.4 -12 -17.9 -34.7 -56.9 -60.7 -61.2 -61.4   -44.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +16 +14 +4 +2 +4 +6 +10 +15 +21 +16 +13   +11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12 (-22) -11.9 (-21) -11.8 (-21) -12.4 (-22) -9.3 (-17) -5.6 (-10) -2.3 (-4) -1.5 (-3) -3.4 (-6) -6.4 (-12) -8.7 (-16) -10.8 (-19) -8 (-14)

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