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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Sagres, Algarve Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Sagres, Algarve, Portugal is approximately 2,633 km or 1,636 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Sagres, Algarve bearing 9.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 15.6° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sagres, Algarve has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • The mean temperature is 9.4 °C (17°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 792 mm (31.2 in) more which is equivalent to 792 l/m² (19.44 US gal/ft²) or 7,920,000 l/ha (846,701 US gal/ac) more. About 2 8/9 as much.
  • There are 1814 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 57' less per day or about 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Sagres, Algarve.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.5°C (15.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Sagres, Algarve. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sagres, Algarve 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) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +68 (+3) +45 (+2) +53 (+2) +34 (+1) +38 (+1) +55 (+2) +60 (+2) +78 (+3) +104 (+4) +88 (+3) +83 (+3) +86 (+3) +792 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +12 (+42) +8 (+26) +13 (+43) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +15 (+48) +15 (+48) +14 (+47) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +13 (+42)   +152 (+42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 11' -4h 27' -3h 46' -4h 10' -4h 19' -5h 20' -6h 54' -6h 44' -5h 02' -5h 03' -4h 38' -4h 54'   -4h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 20' -1h 54' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 52' +3h 53' +3h 24' +1h 55' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 55' -3h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23 -23 -23.1 -23.1 -23.1 -23.1 -23.1 -23.1 -23.1 -23 -23.1 -23.1   -23.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +5 +3 +1 -1 -3 +0 -2 -1 +2 +6 +8   +2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.5 (-15) -8.8 (-16) -9.2 (-17) -9.1 (-16) -8.4 (-15) -8.8 (-16) -6.8 (-12) -7.7 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -8.7 (-16) -7.4 (-13) -8.5 (-15)

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