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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ndola Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ndola, Zambia is approximately 8,557 km or 5,318 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ndola bearing 345.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 330.2° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ndola has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The annual average temperature is 13.4 °C (24.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 23.8 mm (0.9 in) less which is equivalent to 23.8 l/m² (0.58 US gal/ft²) or 238,000 l/ha (25,444 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1610 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 23' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ndola.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.5°C (15.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -21 (-39) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -15 (-28) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -6 (-10) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -162 (-6) -157 (-6) -56 (-2) +27 (+1) +59 (+2) +59 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +115 (+5) +103 (+4) +13 (+1) -164 (-6) -24 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) +5 (+16) +16 (+53) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +19 (+61) +12 (+40) +6 (+19)   +149 (+41)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 34' -2h 28' -2h 54' -3h 52' -3h 23' -3h 38' -5h 15' -5h 44' -5h 48' -6h 44' -5h 18' -4h 03'   -4h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 15' -3h 43' -0h 40' +2h 32' +5h 27' +7h 08' +6h 21' +3h 43' +0h 34' -2h 37' -5h 31' -7h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -72.5 -66.4 -46.4 -23.3 -6.7 -0.3 -6.2 -23 -45.7 -66.5 -72.4 -73.1   -41.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3.5 +1 +3.3 +6.6 +13.1 +19.9 +30.4 +38.4 +44.1 +37.7 +23.1 +6.6   +19
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.8 (-30) -17.2 (-31) -16 (-29) -13.3 (-24) -7.5 (-14) -2.1 (-4) +2.1 (+4) +2.1 (+4) -0.5 (-1) -6.2 (-11) -11.4 (-21) -15 (-27) -8.5 (-15)

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