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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr, Norway is approximately 1,720 km or 1,069 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr bearing 239.2° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 214.1° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.6 °C (8.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 547 mm (21.5 in) more which is equivalent to 547 l/m² (13.42 US gal/ft²) or 5,470,000 l/ha (584,779 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.9° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Nordkap/ Helnes Fyr.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +50 (+2) +10 (+0) +42 (+2) +26 (+1) +31 (+1) +24 (+1) +26 (+1) +41 (+2) +67 (+3) +73 (+3) +85 (+3) +72 (+3) +547 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 07' +2h 45' +0h 24' -1h 40' -5h 25' -5h 36' -6h 10' -2h 48' -0h 21' +1h 45' +5h 31' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.7 +10.9 +10.9 +10.9 +10.9 +10.9 +10.9 +10.9 +10.9 +10.8 +10.6 +10.9   +10.9

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