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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ny-Alesund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ny-Alesund, Norway is approximately 2,136 km or 1,327 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ny-Alesund bearing 200.1° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 187.6° or S .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 13.3 °C (23.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 839 mm (33 in) more which is equivalent to 839 l/m² (20.59 US gal/ft²) or 8,390,000 l/ha (896,947 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.7° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ny-Alesund.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.9°C (25.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +18 (+33) +18 (+33) +17 (+30) +12 (+21) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +15 (+26) +16 (+30) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +104 (+4) +56 (+2) +76 (+3) +50 (+2) +45 (+2) +41 (+2) +33 (+1) +39 (+2) +72 (+3) +97 (+4) +111 (+4) +115 (+5) +839 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 25' +7h 51' +1h 15' -5h 49' -7h 08' -5h 36' -6h 19' -7h 41' -1h 04' +5h 58' +7h 04' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.9 +18.4 +18.7 +18.8 +18.8 +18.8 +18.8 +18.7 +18.7 +18.4 +18.7 +18.8   +18.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +6 +5 +3 +0 -2 -1 +0 +3 +8 +16 +15   +5.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +18.2 (+33) +18.5 (+33) +18.7 (+34) +16.5 (+30) +11.5 (+21) +7.9 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +10.6 (+19) +14.2 (+26) +17.5 (+32) +18.6 (+33) +13.9 (+25)

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