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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,736 km or 5,428 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 329.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 273.8° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The average temperature is 20.9 °C (37.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 14 mm (0.6 in) more which is equivalent to 14 l/m² (0.34 US gal/ft²) or 140,000 l/ha (14,967 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -25 (-46) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -19 (-35) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -24 (-42) -21 (-39) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -21 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -20 (-37) -19 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +76 (+3) +52 (+2) +48 (+2) -104 (-4) -33 (-1) +18 (+1) +46 (+2) +63 (+2) +54 (+2) -104 (-4) -106 (-4) +4 (+0) +14 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 10' -3h 02' -0h 32' +2h 04' +4h 29' +5h 55' +5h 15' +3h 02' +0h 28' -2h 08' -4h 33' -5h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -51.8 -51.7 -51.8 -44.4 -27.7 -21.3 -27.2 -43.9 -52 -51.8 -52 -52   -44.1

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