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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Perpignan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Perpignan, France is approximately 1,956 km or 1,215 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Perpignan bearing 353.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 350.1° or N .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Perpignan has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean temperature is 8.7 °C (15.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.3 °C (13.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 636.6 mm (25.1 in) more which is equivalent to 636.6 l/m² (15.62 US gal/ft²) or 6,366,000 l/ha (680,568 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • There are 1478 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 02' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Perpignan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Perpignan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Perpignan 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) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -15 (-28) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -11 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -6 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +80 (+3) +47 (+2) +71 (+3) +16 (+1) +12 (+0) +32 (+1) +45 (+2) +47 (+2) +71 (+3) +44 (+2) +84 (+3) +88 (+3) +637 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +16 (+57) +12 (+39) +14 (+47) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +15 (+48) +18 (+60) +16 (+52)   +158 (+43)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 19' -4h 12' -3h 30' -3h 18' -2h 42' -3h 46' -6h 01' -5h 07' -4h 04' -3h 50' -3h 48' -3h 50'   -4h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 49' -1h 35' -0h 16' +1h 04' +2h 25' +3h 17' +2h 52' +1h 35' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 27' -3h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.3 -17.3 -17.4 -17.4 -17.4 -17.4 -17.4 -17.4 -17.4 -17.3 -17.4 -17.4   -17.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +25 +26 +25 +25 +23 +28 +38 +33 +29 +25 +26 +23   +27.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0 (+0) -0.6 (-1) -2.1 (-4) -3.3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4.2 (-8) -2.4 (-4) -3.5 (-6) -3.8 (-7) -2.6 (-5) -0.8 (-1) -0.1 (0) -2.3 (-4)

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