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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Riyadh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is approximately 5,368 km or 3,336 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Riyadh bearing 330.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 295.4° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Riyadh has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.8 °C (33.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.4 °C (22.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1107.7 mm (43.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1107.7 l/m² (27.19 US gal/ft²) or 11,077,000 l/ha (1,184,205 US gal/ac) more. About 12 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Riyadh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0°C (0.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -29 (-52) -30 (-55) -32 (-58) -32 (-57) -31 (-56) -31 (-56) -31 (-55) -28 (-50) -26 (-46) -22 (-40) -28 (-51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -24 (-42) -23 (-42) -22 (-39) -19 (-33) -16 (-28) -12 (-21) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -6 (-12) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +120 (+5) +82 (+3) +90 (+4) +43 (+2) +54 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +78 (+3) +118 (+5) +133 (+5) +137 (+5) +131 (+5) +1108 (+44)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +22 (+71) +21 (+74) +18 (+58) +20 (+67) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +16.5 (+53) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +23 (+74) +19 (+63) +22 (+71)   +225.5 (+62)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 13' -2h 27' -0h 26' +1h 39' +3h 39' +4h 52' +4h 18' +2h 27' +0h 22' -1h 43' -3h 42' -4h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.3 -35.2 -35.3 -35.4 -35.3 -35.4 -35.2 -35.5 -35.4 -35.3 -35.4 -35.4   -35.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +36 +44 +48 +47 +57 +67 +70 +71 +67 +61 +51 +41   +55
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.9 (-5) -2.2 (-4) -3.7 (-7) -5.9 (-11) -2.6 (-5) +4 (+7) +5.1 (+9) +6 (+11) +3.4 (+6) +1 (+2) -1.3 (-2) -1.3 (-2) +0 (+0)

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