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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Ras Al Kahimah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Ras Al Kahimah, United Arab Emirates is approximately 5,757 km or 3,577 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Ras Al Kahimah bearing 327.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 285.5° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ras Al Kahimah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 20.3 °C (36.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1076.2 mm (42.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1076.2 l/m² (26.41 US gal/ft²) or 10,762,000 l/ha (1,150,529 US gal/ac) more. About 9 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Ras Al Kahimah.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.3°C (24°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -19 (-33) -22 (-39) -24 (-42) -24 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -16 (-30) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +118 (+5) +56 (+2) +79 (+3) +60 (+2) +59 (+2) +60 (+2) +61 (+2) +79 (+3) +117 (+5) +128 (+5) +135 (+5) +125 (+5) +1076 (+42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 10' -2h 25' -0h 25' +1h 38' +3h 36' +4h 48' +4h 14' +2h 25' +0h 22' -1h 41' -3h 39' -4h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.3 -34.3 -34.4 -34.5 -34.4 -34.5 -34.3 -34.6 -34.5 -34.4 -34.5 -34.5   -34.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +18 +21 +27 +33 +31 +35 +32 +28 +26 +26 +18   +26
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.6 (-21) -12.3 (-22) -13.3 (-24) -14.1 (-25) -13.6 (-24) -14.8 (-27) -13.9 (-25) -14.4 (-26) -14.5 (-26) -14 (-25) -11.6 (-21) -11.9 (-21) -13.3 (-24)

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