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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Recife Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Recife, Brazil is approximately 8,144 km or 5,061 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Recife bearing 16.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 35.1° or NE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Recife has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average annual temperature is 18.6 °C (33.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1248.9 mm (49.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1248.9 l/m² (30.65 US gal/ft²) or 12,489,000 l/ha (1,335,157 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1574 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 18' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Recife.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17°C (30.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Recife. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Recife 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) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -14 (-24) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -24 (-44) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -24 (-42) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -15 (-26) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -19 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -20 (-37) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +28 (+1) -52 (-2) -151 (-6) -254 (-10) -267 (-11) -330 (-13) -324 (-13) -135 (-5) -4 (0) +68 (+3) +95 (+4) +77 (+3) -1249 (-49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +10 (+35) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -6) +8 (+27) +15 (+48) +17 (+57) +19 (+61)   +75 (+21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 17' -5h 18' -5h 00' -3h 30' -1h 34' +0h 34' -2h 09' -2h 50' -3h 12' -7h 01' -7h 48' -7h 32'   -4h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 59' -3h 33' -0h 38' +2h 25' +5h 13' +6h 50' +6h 05' +3h 33' +0h 32' -2h 30' -5h 17' -6h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -67.8 -66.5 -51.2 -28.2 -11.6 -5.2 -11.2 -28 -50.7 -66.2 -67.7 -68.1   -43.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +7 +3 -4 -6 -4 +0 +0 +7 +9 +14 +12   +4.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.5 (-37) -21.6 (-39) -21.4 (-39) -20.7 (-37) -17.9 (-32) -14.9 (-27) -11.7 (-21) -11.6 (-21) -12.4 (-22) -15.4 (-28) -16.7 (-30) -19 (-34) -17 (-31)

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