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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Porto Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Porto , Portugal is approximately 2,175 km or 1,352 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Porto bearing 11.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 16.9° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Porto has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • The annual average temperature is 7.6 °C (13.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 58 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 58 l/m² (1.42 US gal/ft²) or 580,000 l/ha (62,006 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1585 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 20' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Porto .
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.8°C (10.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -77 (-3) +2 (+0) -40 (-2) -27 (-1) +7 (+0) +46 (+2) +57 (+2) +54 (+2) +3 (+0) -9 (0) -34 (-1) -58 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +7 (+25) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +2 (+6) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +11 (+35) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) +7 (+23)   +88 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 44' -3h 57' -3h 00' -3h 54' -3h 32' -4h 40' -6h 36' -6h 15' -4h 26' -4h 05' -3h 56' -3h 52'   -4h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 58' -1h 41' -0h 17' +1h 08' +2h 33' +3h 28' +3h 02' +1h 41' +0h 15' -1h 10' -2h 35' -3h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.9 -18.9 -19 -19 -19 -19 -18.9 -19 -19 -18.9 -19 -19   -19
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +4 +8 +6 +5 +7 +12 +12 +9 +5 +7 +6   +7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.3 (-10) -6.2 (-11) -5.8 (-10) -6.1 (-11) -5.9 (-11) -6.5 (-12) -5.3 (-10) -5.2 (-9) -6.6 (-12) -7.1 (-13) -4.9 (-9) -4.3 (-8) -5.8 (-10)

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