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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs San Cristobal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and San Cristobal, Dominican Republic is approximately 7,066 km or 4,391 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from San Cristobal bearing 31.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 81° or E .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas San Cristobal has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 19.1 °C (34.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 390.4 mm (15.4 in) less which is equivalent to 390.4 l/m² (9.58 US gal/ft²) or 3,904,000 l/ha (417,364 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in San Cristobal.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.8°C (30.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to San Cristobal. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of San Cristobal 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 (-44) -25 (-44) -25 (-44) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -19 (-33) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +70 (+3) +41 (+2) +61 (+2) 0 (0) -156 (-6) -155 (-6) -86 (-3) -124 (-5) -70 (-3) -77 (-3) +31 (+1) +73 (+3) -390 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 36' -2h 41' -0h 28' +1h 49' +3h 59' +5h 17' +4h 41' +2h 41' +0h 24' -1h 53' -4h 02' -5h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.5 -41.5 -41.6 -41.7 -37.9 -31.7 -37.3 -41.6 -41.5 -41.4 -41.5 -41.6   -40.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9.7 +8.9 +10.4 +8.1 +2.1 +2.8 +8.8 +8.3 +7.7 +5.5 +10.5 +10   +7.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19 (-34) -19.1 (-34) -18.3 (-33) -18.1 (-33) -17.4 (-31) -15.9 (-29) -13.2 (-24) -13.3 (-24) -14.8 (-27) -17.4 (-31) -17.5 (-32) -18 (-32) -16.8 (-30)

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