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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Balboa, Panama City Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Balboa, Panama City, Panama is approximately 8,502 km or 5,283 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Balboa, Panama City bearing 30.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 84.4° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Balboa, Panama City has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 20.1 °C (36.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 695 mm (27.4 in) less which is equivalent to 695 l/m² (17.06 US gal/ft²) or 6,950,000 l/ha (743,001 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1157 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 10' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Balboa, Panama City.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -26 (-47) -24 (-44) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -21 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -21 (-39) -20 (-37) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +83 (+3) +67 (+3) +104 (+4) +9 (+0) -177 (-7) -120 (-5) -137 (-5) -137 (-5) -82 (-3) -171 (-7) -125 (-5) -9 (0) -695 (-27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +21 (+68) +20 (+71) +18 (+58) +14 (+47) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +10 (+32)   +79 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 11' -7h 11' -5h 29' -2h 06' +0h 01' +0h 52' -0h 46' -1h 01' -1h 18' -2h 38' -3h 48' -6h 32'   -3h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 07' -3h 00' -0h 32' +2h 02' +4h 26' +5h 52' +5h 12' +3h 01' +0h 27' -2h 07' -4h 30' -5h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -51 -50.9 -51.1 -45.1 -28.6 -22.2 -28.2 -45 -50.9 -50.7 -50.9 -51.1   -43.9

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