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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Samarkand Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Samarkand, Uzbekistan is approximately 5,102 km or 3,170 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Samarkand bearing 320° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 264.5° or W .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Samarkand has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean temperature is 6.6 °C (11.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.9 °C (30.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 854 mm (33.6 in) more which is equivalent to 854 l/m² (20.96 US gal/ft²) or 8,540,000 l/ha (912,983 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/5 as much.
  • There are 1834 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 5h 00' less per day or about 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Samarkand.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) +-3 (-5) -8 (-14) -13 (-24) -16 (-30) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -16 (-28) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) +-3 (-6) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -6 (-12) -3 (-6) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +87 (+3) +53 (+2) +43 (+2) +9 (+0) +29 (+1) +56 (+2) +58 (+2) +79 (+3) +114 (+4) +110 (+4) +115 (+5) +101 (+4) +854 (+34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +10 (+35) +6 (+19) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +17 (+55) +18 (+60) +19 (+61) +16 (+53) +14 (+45)   +161 (+44)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 09' -2h 49' -2h 11' -2h 58' -4h 38' -6h 58' -8h 48' -8h 15' -6h 44' -5h 34' -4h 24' -3h 32'   -5h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 07' -1h 46' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 40' +3h 37' +3h 10' +1h 46' +0h 16' -1h 14' -2h 43' -3h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.3 -20.3 -20.4 -20.4 -20.4 -20.5 -20.5 -20.6 -20.5 -20.5 -20.5 -20.5   -20.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +11 +13 +16 +26 +39 +43 +43 +38 +26 +22 +15   +25.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.2 (+8) +2.5 (+5) -1.3 (-2) -5.5 (-10) -5.1 (-9) -3.9 (-7) -2.7 (-5) -0.9 (-2) +0.4 (+1) +0.7 (+1) +2.6 (+5) +3.6 (+6) -0.4 (-1)

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