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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Petrozavodsk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Petrozavodsk, Russia is approximately 1,896 km or 1,178 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Petrozavodsk bearing 280.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 249° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Petrozavodsk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The average annual temperature is 4.5 °C (8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.8 °C (33.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 623.8 mm (24.6 in) more which is equivalent to 623.8 l/m² (15.31 US gal/ft²) or 6,238,000 l/ha (666,884 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 637 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 43' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Petrozavodsk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +69 (+3) +82 (+3) +37 (+1) +22 (+1) +0 (+0) -9 (0) -4 (0) +48 (+2) +80 (+3) +98 (+4) +101 (+4) +624 (+25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 11' -0h 02' -2h 19' -2h 16' -2h 42' -4h 44' -5h 27' -3h 17' -0h 46' +0h 17' +0h 14' +0h 03'   -1h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 24' -0h 37' -0h 31' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 25' +0h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.6 +1.6 +1.7 +1.6 +1.6   +1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +0 +7 +10 +14 +13 +12 +7 +2 +0 +0 -1   +5.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +14.1 (+25) +12.5 (+23) +9 (+16) +5.4 (+10) +2.5 (+5) -0.8 (-1) -1.6 (-3) -0.6 (-1) +2 (+4) +4.6 (+8) +8.2 (+15) +11.6 (+21) +5.6 (+10)

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