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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ottawa, Ontario Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is approximately 4,976 km or 3,092 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ottawa, Ontario bearing 42.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 105.7° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ottawa, Ontario has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The average temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.8 °C (41°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 339.5 mm (13.4 in) more which is equivalent to 339.5 l/m² (8.33 US gal/ft²) or 3,395,000 l/ha (362,948 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • There are 907 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 28' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.3°C (9.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +4 (+8) -3 (-6) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +10 (+17) +-2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +6 (+12) -1 (-1) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) 0 (0) +4 (+6) +11 (+20) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +9 (+16) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +13 (+23) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +80 (+3) +42 (+2) +57 (+2) +7 (+0) -15 (-1) -24 (-1) -25 (-1) -9 (0) +34 (+1) +59 (+2) +62 (+2) +69 (+3) +340 (+13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +9 (+32) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +11 (+37) +11 (+35)   +102 (+28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 11' -2h 05' -1h 36' -1h 12' -2h 05' -3h 04' -5h 01' -4h 25' -2h 16' -2h 11' -1h 30' -2h 01'   -2h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 33' -1h 25' -0h 14' +0h 57' +2h 10' +2h 59' +2h 36' +1h 26' +0h 12' -0h 59' -2h 12' -2h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.8 -14.8 -14.9 -14.9 -14.9 -14.8 -14.7 -14.8 -14.7 -14.7 -14.7 -14.8   -14.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +10 +16 +24 +26 +25 +32 +31 +26 +23 +18 +12   +21.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +14.8 (+27) +13.2 (+24) +8.7 (+16) +4.2 (+8) +0.9 (+2) -2.3 (-4) -1.3 (-2) -0.3 (-1) +1.3 (+2) +4.1 (+7) +7.2 (+13) +13 (+23) +5.3 (+10)

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