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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 8,697 km or 5,405 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 30.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 89.5° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 20.2 °C (36.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 394.5 mm (15.5 in) less which is equivalent to 394.5 l/m² (9.68 US gal/ft²) or 3,945,000 l/ha (421,747 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -25 (-44) -25 (-44) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +125 (+5) +90 (+4) +108 (+4) +42 (+2) -134 (-5) -171 (-7) -120 (-5) -156 (-6) -193 (-8) -123 (-5) +26 (+1) +110 (+4) -395 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 04' -2h 58' -0h 31' +2h 01' +4h 23' +5h 48' +5h 09' +2h 59' +0h 27' -2h 05' -4h 27' -5h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -50 -50 -50.1 -46.1 -29.6 -23.2 -29.2 -46 -49.9 -49.7 -49.9 -50.1   -43.7

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