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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Plaisance Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Plaisance, Mauritius is approximately 10,400 km or 6,463 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Plaisance bearing 334.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 306.5° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Plaisance has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 16.6 °C (29.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 584 mm (23 in) less which is equivalent to 584 l/m² (14.33 US gal/ft²) or 5,840,000 l/ha (624,335 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1388 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 48' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Plaisance.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.3°C (27.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -23 (-42) -21 (-37) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -21 (-37) -23 (-41) -18 (-32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -20 (-35) -16 (-28) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -14 (-26) -19 (-34) -21 (-39) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -120 (-5) -154 (-6) -103 (-4) -149 (-6) -86 (-3) -41 (-2) -51 (-2) -10 (0) +57 (+2) +67 (+3) +54 (+2) -48 (-2) -584 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +4 (+14) -1 ( -3) +5 (+17) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +6 (+20) +14 (+45) +14 (+47) +12 (+39)   +58 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 46' -5h 31' -3h 09' -2h 18' -0h 50' -0h 18' -1h 36' -2h 17' -3h 04' -5h 29' -6h 48' -7h 30'   -3h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 40' -3h 58' -0h 42' +2h 43' +5h 49' +7h 36' +6h 46' +3h 59' +0h 36' -2h 48' -5h 54' -7h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -77.2 -60.2 -39 -15.9 +0.7 +7.2 +1.2 -15.6 -38.3 -60.5 -76.7 -80.5   -38
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +0 -1 -3 -2 +2 +7 +7 +7 +7 +9 +6   +3.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.7 (-39) -22.6 (-41) -21.5 (-39) -19.4 (-35) -15.2 (-27) -11.1 (-20) -7.5 (-14) -7.2 (-13) -9.2 (-17) -12.8 (-23) -15.7 (-28) -19.3 (-35) -15.3 (-28)

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