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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Salima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Salima, Malawi is approximately 8,814 km or 5,477 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Salima bearing 342.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 324.7° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Salima has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.1 °C (30.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 57.5 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 57.5 l/m² (1.41 US gal/ft²) or 575,000 l/ha (61,471 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Salima.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.7°C (22.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Salima. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Salima 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 (-43) -24 (-43) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -24 (-44) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-35) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -20 (-37) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -208 (-8) -174 (-7) -140 (-6) -21 (-1) +51 (+2) +58 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +128 (+5) +99 (+4) -108 (-4) -57 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 17' -3h 44' -0h 40' +2h 33' +5h 29' +7h 10' +6h 24' +3h 45' +0h 34' -2h 38' -5h 33' -7h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -73.2 -66 -45.7 -22.6 -5.9 +0.5 -5.5 -22.3 -45 -66.1 -73.1 -73.8   -41.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +2 +6 +7 +11 +18 +24 +28 +30 +31 +27 +12   +16.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.2 (-36) -20.8 (-37) -19.3 (-35) -17.3 (-31) -11.7 (-21) -6.5 (-12) -3.3 (-6) -3.4 (-6) -6.4 (-12) -10.7 (-19) -14.5 (-26) -18.3 (-33) -12.7 (-23)

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