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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ostende Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ostende, Belgium is approximately 1,024 km or 636 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ostende bearing 347.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 343.8° or NNW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.2 °C (5.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 611 mm (24.1 in) more which is equivalent to 611 l/m² (15 US gal/ft²) or 6,110,000 l/ha (653,200 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ostende.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 0 (0) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (0) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +90 (+4) +54 (+2) +83 (+3) +34 (+1) +28 (+1) +22 (+1) +0 (+0) +21 (+1) +62 (+2) +66 (+3) +69 (+3) +82 (+3) +611 (+24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +10 (+35) +9 (+29) +9 (+30) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +9 (+30) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +9 (+29)   +95 (+26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 47' -0h 59' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 31' +2h 07' +1h 49' +0h 59' +0h 08' -0h 40' -1h 32' -2h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.8 -8.8 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.8 -8.9 -8.9   -8.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -2 +1 +0 +1 +2 +5 +5 +5 +2 -1 -4   +0.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.6 (-1) -1.3 (-2) -1.8 (-3) -3 (-5) -4.2 (-8) -4.5 (-8) -3.4 (-6) -3.4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3.6 (-6) -1.6 (-3) -0.2 (0) -2.6 (-5)

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