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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Petrolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Petrolina, Brazil is approximately 8,473 km or 5,265 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Petrolina bearing 18.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 40.1° or NE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Petrolina has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The average annual temperature is 19.4 °C (34.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 599.2 mm (23.6 in) more which is equivalent to 599.2 l/m² (14.71 US gal/ft²) or 5,992,000 l/ha (640,585 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Petrolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.5°C (22.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -20 (-35) -23 (-42) -23 (-42) -19 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +59 (+2) +2 (+0) -34 (-1) -10 (0) +34 (+1) +50 (+2) +49 (+2) +75 (+3) +112 (+4) +113 (+4) +93 (+4) +58 (+2) +599 (+24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 03' -3h 35' -0h 38' +2h 27' +5h 17' +6h 55' +6h 09' +3h 36' +0h 33' -2h 32' -5h 21' -6h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -69.1 -67.1 -49.9 -26.9 -10.3 -3.9 -9.9 -26.7 -49.4 -66.8 -69 -69.4   -43.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +28 +21 +16 +10 +15 +20 +25 +32 +37 +37 +38 +33   +26
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17 (-31) -18.8 (-34) -18.6 (-33) -17.6 (-32) -13.5 (-24) -9.6 (-17) -6.8 (-12) -5 (-9) -6.2 (-11) -10.2 (-18) -12.6 (-23) -14.5 (-26) -12.5 (-23)

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