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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores is approximately 3,029 km or 1,882 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel bearing 26.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 45.8° or NE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.4 °C (18.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 183 mm (7.2 in) more which is equivalent to 183 l/m² (4.49 US gal/ft²) or 1,830,000 l/ha (195,639 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 544 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 29' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.2°C (16.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -15 (-1) +14 (+1) +0 (+0) +9 (+0) +23 (+1) +32 (+1) +41 (+2) +32 (+1) +21 (+1) +13 (+1) +15 (+1) +183 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +4 (+14) +1 (+3) +7 (+23) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +5 (+16)   +55 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 46' -1h 24' -1h 00' -0h 10' +0h 13' -0h 08' -2h 09' -2h 48' -2h 12' -2h 13' -2h 00' -2h 09'   -1h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 17' -1h 52' -0h 19' +1h 15' +2h 49' +3h 49' +3h 20' +1h 52' +0h 17' -1h 18' -2h 51' -3h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.3 -22.3 -22.4 -22.4 -22.4 -22.4 -22.3 -22.4 -22.3 -22.2 -22.3 -22.3   -22.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +2 +2 +1 -1 +1 +7 +6 +5 +5 +6 +4   +3.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.4 (-19) -10.3 (-19) -9.8 (-18) -9.2 (-17) -8.4 (-15) -8.2 (-15) -7.2 (-13) -8.6 (-15) -9.5 (-17) -9.9 (-18) -9.5 (-17) -9.8 (-18) -9.2 (-17)

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