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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Portalegre Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Portalegre, Portugal is approximately 2,361 km or 1,467 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Portalegre bearing 8.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 13.5° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Portalegre has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.2 °C (14.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 321 mm (12.6 in) more which is equivalent to 321 l/m² (7.88 US gal/ft²) or 3,210,000 l/ha (343,170 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Portalegre.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.7°C (6.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -6 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) -27 (-1) +28 (+1) -9 (0) +10 (+0) +20 (+1) +55 (+2) +71 (+3) +74 (+3) +42 (+2) +26 (+1) +25 (+1) +321 (+13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 09' -1h 47' -0h 18' +1h 12' +2h 42' +3h 40' +3h 12' +1h 47' +0h 16' -1h 15' -2h 44' -3h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.7 -20.8 -20.8 -20.9 -20.8 -20.9 -20.8 -20.8 -20.8 -20.7 -20.8 -20.8   -20.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +8 +14 +11 +15 +22 +35 +37 +31 +19 +14 +11   +18.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.9 (-7) -4.5 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -4.5 (-8) -4.2 (-8) -4.7 (-8) -2.6 (-5) -2.2 (-4) -3.6 (-6) -4.5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2.6 (-5) -3.7 (-7)

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