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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Quebec City, Quebec Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Quebec City, Quebec, Canada is approximately 4,629 km or 2,876 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Quebec City, Quebec bearing 44.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 104.1° or ESE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Quebec City, Quebec has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.8 °C (41°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1.2 mm (0 in) more which is equivalent to 1.2 l/m² (0.03 US gal/ft²) or 12,000 l/ha (1,283 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 556 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 30' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Quebec City, Quebec.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.4°C (11.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) +0 (0) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) +-1 (-1) +4 (+8) +11 (+20) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +14 (+25) +8 (+15) +2 (+3) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +13 (+23) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+33) +17 (+31) +11 (+20) +4 (+8) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +15 (+27) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +18 (+1) +29 (+1) -4 (0) -38 (-1) -50 (-2) -57 (-2) -41 (-2) -6 (0) +38 (+1) +37 (+1) +33 (+1) +1 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +8 (+28) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +11 (+35) +9 (+30) +9 (+29)   +84 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 32' -1h 16' -1h 05' -0h 26' -0h 58' -1h 08' -3h 07' -3h 23' -1h 08' -1h 38' -0h 54' -1h 30'   -1h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 22' -1h 19' -0h 13' +0h 53' +2h 01' +2h 47' +2h 25' +1h 20' +0h 11' -0h 55' -2h 03' -2h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.3 -13.3 -13.4 -13.4 -13.4 -13.4 -13.3 -13.3 -13.2 -13.2 -13.3 -13.3   -13.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +8 +13 +18 +25 +25 +28 +25 +23 +20 +13 +8   +17.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +15.7 (+28) +14.6 (+26) +10.1 (+18) +5.2 (+9) +2.7 (+5) -0.6 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -0.2 (0) +2.7 (+5) +5.2 (+9) +8.1 (+15) +14.2 (+26) +6.4 (+12)

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