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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Reykhólar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Reykhólar, Iceland is approximately 1,213 km or 753 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Reykhólar bearing 109.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 128° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Reykhólar has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.9 °C (5.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 666 mm (26.2 in) more which is equivalent to 666 l/m² (16.35 US gal/ft²) or 6,660,000 l/ha (711,998 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/9 as much.
  • There are 101 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 0h 16' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Reykhólar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +82 (+3) +45 (+2) +78 (+3) +38 (+1) +31 (+1) +26 (+1) +14 (+1) +40 (+2) +63 (+2) +61 (+2) +84 (+3) +104 (+4) +666 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +9 (+32) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) +6 (+19) +10 (+33) +10 (+32)   +86 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 25' +0h 16' -0h 40' -0h 50' -0h 23' -0h 18' -2h 13' -0h 46' -0h 02' +0h 27' +0h 26' +0h 23'   -0h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 04' +0h 56' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 37' -2h 48' -2h 08' -0h 57' -0h 07' +0h 38' +1h 39' +2h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.2 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.3 +5.2 +5   +5.3

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