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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Plovdiv Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Plovdiv, Bulgaria is approximately 2,662 km or 1,654 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Plovdiv bearing 327.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 307° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Plovdiv has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 5.4 °C (9.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.8 °C (24.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 717 mm (28.2 in) more which is equivalent to 717 l/m² (17.6 US gal/ft²) or 7,170,000 l/ha (766,521 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1180 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 13' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Plovdiv.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +-2 (-3) -6 (-11) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -5 (-9) +0 (0) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) -5 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +4 (+7) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +92 (+4) +59 (+2) +77 (+3) +36 (+1) +11 (+0) -5 (0) +25 (+1) +51 (+2) +86 (+3) +93 (+4) +94 (+4) +98 (+4) +717 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +14 (+50) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +9 (+29) +11 (+35) +14 (+47) +14 (+45) +16 (+53) +15 (+48)   +144 (+40)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 48' -1h 54' -1h 54' -2h 22' -2h 13' -3h 46' -6h 32' -6h 34' -4h 32' -3h 13' -1h 48' -1h 58'   -3h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 52' -1h 37' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 28' +3h 21' +2h 56' +1h 38' +0h 14' -1h 08' -2h 30' -3h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.9 -17.9 -17.9 -18 -18 -18 -18 -18 -18 -17.9 -18 -17.9   -18
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +17 +23 +27 +26 +31 +40 +39 +37 +26 +19 +11   +25.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.3 (+6) +3.3 (+6) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) -2.3 (-4) -3.3 (-6) -1.3 (-2) -0.7 (-1) +0.8 (+1) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +4.1 (+7) +0.6 (+1)

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