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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Palmyra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Palmyra, Syria is approximately 4,010 km or 2,492 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Palmyra bearing 327.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 297.2° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Palmyra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1073.3 mm (42.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1073.3 l/m² (26.34 US gal/ft²) or 10,733,000 l/ha (1,147,429 US gal/ac) more. About 9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Palmyra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -24 (-44) -24 (-42) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -16 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -4 (-8) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +110 (+4) +72 (+3) +93 (+4) +51 (+2) +55 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +123 (+5) +129 (+5) +121 (+5) +1073 (+42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 32' -2h 02' -0h 21' +1h 22' +3h 03' +4h 06' +3h 36' +2h 02' +0h 18' -1h 25' -3h 05' -4h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.4 -25.4 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.6 -25.5 -25.6 -25.6 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5   -25.5

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