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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Rio Gallegos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Rio Gallegos, Argentina is approximately 13,831 km or 8,594 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Rio Gallegos bearing 34° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 44.3° or NE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Rio Gallegos has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 966.8 mm (38.1 in) more which is equivalent to 966.8 l/m² (23.73 US gal/ft²) or 9,668,000 l/ha (1,033,573 US gal/ac) more. About 5 as much.
  • There are 687 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 1h 53' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Rio Gallegos.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +1 (+2) -4 (-8) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +4 (+7) +9 (+15) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +5 (+8) 0 (-1) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +98 (+4) +71 (+3) +95 (+4) +51 (+2) +39 (+2) +42 (+2) +43 (+2) +67 (+3) +107 (+4) +117 (+5) +121 (+5) +117 (+5) +967 (+38)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +13 (+46) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +14 (+47) +16 (+52) +16 (+53) +15 (+48)   +152 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 56' -4h 50' -2h 23' -0h 06' +1h 52' +2h 24' +0h 56' -0h 23' -1h 12' -3h 34' -5h 02' -5h 27'   -1h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 25' -5h 38' -1h 00' +3h 51' +8h 14' +10h 43' +9h 34' +5h 39' +0h 52' -3h 59' -8h 21' -10h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48 -29.3 -7.8 +15.4 +31.9 +38.3 +32.3 +15.5 -7.3 -30 -48.4 -55.3   -7.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +31 +27 +22 +11 +1 +0 +4 +9 +17 +25 +34 +34   +17.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.7 (-7) -4.1 (-7) -2.1 (-4) +0.1 (+0) +4.2 (+8) +8.2 (+15) +11.4 (+21) +10.3 (+19) +7.9 (+14) +4.4 (+8) +2 (+4) -0.9 (-2) +3.1 (+6)

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