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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Samsun Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Samsun, Turkey is approximately 3,296 km or 2,048 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Samsun bearing 322.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 292.5° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Samsun has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual average temperature is 7.4 °C (13.3°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 517.5 mm (20.4 in) more which is equivalent to 517.5 l/m² (12.7 US gal/ft²) or 5,175,000 l/ha (553,242 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1008 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 44' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Samsun.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.7°C (8.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +70 (+3) +42 (+2) +58 (+2) +10 (+0) +13 (+1) +15 (+1) +33 (+1) +45 (+2) +68 (+3) +49 (+2) +54 (+2) +60 (+2) +518 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +8 (+28) +4 (+13) +9 (+30) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) +11 (+35) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +13 (+42)   +110 (+30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 00' -1h 35' -0h 42' -0h 12' -1h 29' -3h 56' -6h 03' -5h 30' -3h 00' -2h 56' -3h 00' -2h 32'   -2h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 58' -1h 40' -0h 17' +1h 07' +2h 32' +3h 27' +3h 01' +1h 41' +0h 15' -1h 10' -2h 34' -3h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.7 -18.7 -18.8 -18.8 -18.8 -18.9 -18.8 -18.9 -18.9 -18.8 -18.8 -18.8   -18.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +14 +8 +3 +0 +7 +13 +13 +12 +12 +18 +22   +11.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.5 (-1) -1.5 (-3) -2.4 (-4) -5.2 (-9) -7.3 (-13) -8.3 (-15) -7.8 (-14) -7.8 (-14) -6.5 (-12) -5.2 (-9) -3 (-5) -0.5 (-1) -4.7 (-8)

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