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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Palermo, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Palermo, Sicily, Italy is approximately 2,653 km or 1,649 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Palermo, Sicily bearing 342.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 330.9° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Palermo, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual average temperature is 11 °C (19.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 469 mm (18.5 in) more which is equivalent to 469 l/m² (11.51 US gal/ft²) or 4,690,000 l/ha (501,392 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Palermo, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.4°C (13.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -11 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -9 (-15) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +32 (+1) +8 (+0) +44 (+2) +6 (+0) +28 (+1) +44 (+2) +54 (+2) +65 (+3) +81 (+3) +36 (+1) +44 (+2) +27 (+1) +469 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +8 (+28) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +15 (+48) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +10 (+32)   +130 (+36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 15' -1h 51' -0h 19' +1h 15' +2h 47' +3h 47' +3h 19' +1h 51' +0h 16' -1h 17' -2h 50' -3h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.9 -21.9 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -22 -21.9 -22 -22   -22
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +12 +15 +12 +12 +16 +22 +22 +18 +14 +15 +11   +15
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.9 (-9) -5.1 (-9) -5.8 (-10) -7.8 (-14) -8.1 (-15) -9.2 (-17) -7.9 (-14) -7.9 (-14) -8.9 (-16) -9 (-16) -7.9 (-14) -5.9 (-11) -7.4 (-13)

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