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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Rodrigues Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Rodrigues, Mauritius is approximately 10,588 km or 6,580 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Rodrigues bearing 333.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 301.4° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Rodrigues has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.2 °C (31°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 92 mm (3.6 in) more which is equivalent to 92 l/m² (2.26 US gal/ft²) or 920,000 l/ha (98,354 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Rodrigues.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.1°C (27.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -18 (-32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -20 (-37) -16 (-30) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -76 (-3) -36 (-1) -57 (-2) -25 (-1) -13 (-1) -23 (-1) +18 (+1) +77 (+3) +96 (+4) +80 (+3) +52 (+2) +92 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 37' -3h 57' -0h 42' +2h 42' +5h 47' +7h 33' +6h 44' +3h 57' +0h 36' -2h 47' -5h 51' -7h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -77.2 -60.9 -39.8 -16.7 +0 +6.4 +0.5 -16.3 -39.1 -61.2 -76.8 -79.7   -38.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +3 +3 +1 +4 +7 +10 +11 +11 +10 +12 +8   +7.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.4 (-39) -22.4 (-40) -21.4 (-39) -19.5 (-35) -14.9 (-27) -11 (-20) -7.7 (-14) -7 (-13) -9.1 (-16) -12.6 (-23) -15.4 (-28) -19.1 (-34) -15.1 (-27)

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