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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Saint John, New Brunswick Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada is approximately 4,447 km or 2,763 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Saint John, New Brunswick bearing 44.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 98.4° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Saint John, New Brunswick has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 2 °C (3.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.4 °C (29.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 223.7 mm (8.8 in) less which is equivalent to 223.7 l/m² (5.49 US gal/ft²) or 2,237,000 l/ha (239,150 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 809 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 12' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Saint John, New Brunswick.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.7°C (8.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +0 (0) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) +-2 (-3) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +-1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+21) +11 (+19) +6 (+12) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +14 (+26) +9 (+16) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +12 (+21) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) -11 (0) +4 (+0) -38 (-1) -61 (-2) -45 (-2) -42 (-2) -24 (-1) +7 (+0) +12 (+0) -3 (0) -26 (-1) -224 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +9 (+32) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +10 (+32)   +77 (+21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 36' -2h 32' -2h 00' -0h 54' -1h 11' -1h 24' -3h 11' -3h 11' -2h 02' -2h 38' -2h 02' -2h 46'   -2h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 32' -1h 25' -0h 14' +0h 57' +2h 10' +2h 59' +2h 36' +1h 26' +0h 12' -0h 59' -2h 12' -2h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.8 -14.8 -14.9 -14.9 -14.8 -14.8 -14.7 -14.8 -14.7 -14.7 -14.7 -14.8   -14.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +15 +17 +14 +13 +10 +15 +15 +16 +18 +12 +15   +14.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.6 (+23) +12.5 (+23) +8.9 (+16) +4.5 (+8) +1.5 (+3) -1.7 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -1.6 (-3) +0.9 (+2) +3.8 (+7) +5.7 (+10) +11.3 (+20) +4.7 (+8)

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