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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Nema Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Nema, Mauritania is approximately 4,866 km or 3,024 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Nema bearing 4.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 8.5° or N .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Nema has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 23.4 °C (42.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 892 mm (35.1 in) more which is equivalent to 892 l/m² (21.89 US gal/ft²) or 8,920,000 l/ha (953,607 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/6 as much.
  • There are 2255 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 10' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Nema.
  • Relative humidity levels are 58.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -30 (-54) -31 (-56) -32 (-58) -32 (-58) -30 (-53) -24 (-44) -22 (-39) -25 (-44) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -28 (-50)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -24 (-44) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -24 (-44) -24 (-44) -21 (-37) -23 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -21 (-39) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +92 (+4) +114 (+4) +67 (+3) +56 (+2) +28 (+1) -18 (-1) -33 (-1) +57 (+2) +120 (+5) +142 (+6) +140 (+6) +892 (+35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24.5 (+79) +21.5 (+76) +19.5 (+63) +20 (+67) +13 (+42) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +6 (+19) +11 (+37) +21 (+68) +23.5 (+78) +24 (+77)   +202 (+55)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 15' -7h 36' -7h 00' -5h 40' -4h 07' -3h 58' -5h 09' -4h 44' -5h 24' -6h 38' -8h 08' -7h 27'   -6h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 42' -2h 45' -0h 29' +1h 52' +4h 04' +5h 24' +4h 47' +2h 45' +0h 25' -1h 56' -4h 08' -5h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -43.3 -43.3 -43.4 -43.5 -36.2 -29.9 -35.6 -43.5 -43.4 -43.3 -43.4 -43.5   -41.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +69 +69 +70 +67 +62 +53 +40 +29 +40 +62 +70 +67   +58.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.1 (+6) +1.9 (+3) +2.6 (+5) +1.4 (+3) -2.1 (-4) -6.9 (-12) -8.5 (-15) -10.7 (-19) -9.6 (-17) -3.1 (-6) +1.5 (+3) +2.4 (+4) -2.3 (-4)

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