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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Rhodes Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Rhodes, Greece is approximately 3,359 km or 2,087 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Rhodes bearing 331.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 308.6° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Rhodes has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The average temperature is 12.1 °C (21.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 522 mm (20.6 in) more which is equivalent to 522 l/m² (12.81 US gal/ft²) or 5,220,000 l/ha (558,053 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1993 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 26' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.7° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Rhodes.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.5°C (13.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -26 (-1) +39 (+2) +48 (+2) +48 (+2) +57 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +111 (+4) +70 (+3) +55 (+2) -3 (0) +522 (+21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +9 (+32) +8 (+26) +14 (+47) +10 (+32) +14 (+47) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +17 (+57) +15 (+48) +14 (+47) +7 (+23)   +148 (+41)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 38' -3h 30' -3h 54' -4h 16' -4h 48' -6h 18' -8h 29' -8h 27' -7h 12' -5h 42' -5h 12' -3h 52'   -5h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 23' -1h 56' -0h 20' +1h 18' +2h 55' +3h 56' +3h 27' +1h 56' +0h 17' -1h 21' -2h 57' -3h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.6 -23.6 -23.7 -23.7 -23.7 -23.7 -23.7 -23.8 -23.7 -23.6 -23.7 -23.7   -23.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15.9 +14.2 +14 +14.1 +15.4 +23.6 +28.5 +25.6 +24.2 +18.1 +16 +14.9   +18.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.5 (-10) -6.1 (-11) -6.6 (-12) -8 (-14) -8.8 (-16) -8.8 (-16) -7.9 (-14) -8.7 (-16) -8.4 (-15) -8.6 (-15) -7.1 (-13) -6 (-11) -7.5 (-14)

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