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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Port Elizabeth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Port Elizabeth, South Africa is approximately 10,751 km or 6,681 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Port Elizabeth bearing 347° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 337.9° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.4 °C (18.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 683 mm (26.9 in) more which is equivalent to 683 l/m² (16.76 US gal/ft²) or 6,830,000 l/ha (730,172 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1736 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 45' less per day or about 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Port Elizabeth.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.9°C (16°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -15 (-28) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -10 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -10 (-19) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +95 (+4) +52 (+2) +60 (+2) +14 (+1) +3 (+0) -2 (0) +15 (+1) +15 (+1) +55 (+2) +129 (+5) +139 (+5) +108 (+4) +683 (+27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +15 (+53) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +15 (+48) +17 (+57) +18 (+58)   +161 (+44)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 42' -6h 20' -4h 36' -3h 12' -1h 34' -1h 38' -3h 03' -3h 50' -3h 54' -5h 32' -7h 12' -8h 27'   -4h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 34' -4h 32' -0h 49' +3h 06' +6h 37' +8h 36' +7h 41' +4h 32' +0h 42' -3h 12' -6h 42' -8h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -65.6 -46.9 -25.5 -2.3 +14.3 +20.7 +14.7 -2.1 -24.8 -47.4 -65.7 -72.9   -25.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +3 +1 +0 +1 +4 +10 +7 +5 +4 +9 +9   +5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.8 (-28) -17.5 (-32) -15.9 (-29) -12.2 (-22) -7.6 (-14) -3.1 (-6) +0.4 (+1) -0.6 (-1) -3.5 (-6) -7.6 (-14) -10.1 (-18) -13.1 (-24) -8.9 (-16)

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