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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kathmandu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kathmandu, Nepal is approximately 7,177 km or 4,460 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kathmandu bearing 326.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 258.2° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kathmandu has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • The mean temperature is 11.4 °C (20.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.8 °C (10.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 134 mm (5.3 in) less which is equivalent to 134 l/m² (3.29 US gal/ft²) or 1,340,000 l/ha (143,255 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1474 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 02' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kathmandu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.6°C (15.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -20 (-37) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) 0 (0) -6 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +124 (+5) +76 (+3) +78 (+3) +20 (+1) -37 (-1) -138 (-5) -316 (-12) -266 (-10) -50 (-2) +97 (+4) +138 (+5) +140 (+6) -134 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24 (+77) +17 (+60) +18 (+58) +15 (+50) +5 (+16) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) +7 (+23) +19 (+61) +23 (+77) +24.5 (+79)   +145.5 (+40)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 23' -7h 11' -5h 29' -3h 18' -2h 03' -0h 56' -0h 21' -1h 21' -0h 54' -5h 58' -7h 02' -7h 36'   -4h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 02' -2h 20' -0h 24' +1h 34' +3h 29' +4h 39' +4h 06' +2h 20' +0h 21' -1h 38' -3h 32' -4h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.2 -32.2 -32.3 -32.3 -32.3 -32.4 -32.3 -32.5 -32.5 -32.4 -32.4 -32.4   -32.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +13 +22 +27 +22 +8 +4 +2 +3 +6 +3 +7   +10.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.1 (-9) -6.3 (-11) -6.6 (-12) -7.4 (-13) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -10.9 (-20) -10.8 (-19) -11.7 (-21) -10.2 (-18) -8.3 (-15) -5.2 (-9) -8.6 (-15)

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