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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Saiq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Saiq, Oman is approximately 6,089 km or 3,784 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Saiq bearing 328.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 285.5° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Saiq has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.9 °C (19.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 892.9 mm (35.2 in) more which is equivalent to 892.9 l/m² (21.91 US gal/ft²) or 8,929,000 l/ha (954,569 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Saiq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 41.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +125 (+5) +32 (+1) +62 (+2) +39 (+2) +36 (+1) +47 (+2) +25 (+1) +28 (+1) +99 (+4) +132 (+5) +137 (+5) +130 (+5) +893 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 19' -2h 31' -0h 26' +1h 42' +3h 44' +4h 59' +4h 24' +2h 31' +0h 23' -1h 46' -3h 48' -4h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.9 -36.8 -36.9 -37 -36.9 -36.2 -36.7 -37.1 -37.1 -36.9 -37 -37   -36.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +34 +26 +38 +39 +48 +54 +44 +48 +47 +50 +41 +28   +41.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.9 (+2) -2.8 (-5) -1.6 (-3) -2.6 (-5) +0.3 (+1) +2.1 (+4) -1.2 (-2) +1.1 (+2) +1.3 (+2) +3.2 (+6) +1.9 (+3) -0.3 (-1) +0.2 (+0)

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