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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Santa Elena Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Santa Elena, Venezuela is approximately 7,946 km or 4,938 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Santa Elena bearing 27° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 65.5° or ENE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Santa Elena has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.5 °C (26.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 485 mm (19.1 in) less which is equivalent to 485 l/m² (11.9 US gal/ft²) or 4,850,000 l/ha (518,497 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 1239 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 23' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Santa Elena.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.5°C (24.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-42) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -19 (-34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -19 (-33) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -16 (-30) -17 (-31) -15 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -15 (-28) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +63 (+2) +35 (+1) +27 (+1) -93 (-4) -152 (-6) -194 (-8) -167 (-7) -107 (-4) +5 (+0) +12 (+0) +29 (+1) +57 (+2) -485 (-19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +11 (+39) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) +3 (+10) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +9 (+29)   +29 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 34' -5h 03' -3h 36' -1h 42' +0h 09' +0h 34' -1h 30' -2h 21' -4h 30' -5h 36' -5h 46' -5h 48'   -3h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 20' -3h 09' -0h 33' +2h 08' +4h 38' +6h 07' +5h 26' +3h 09' +0h 29' -2h 13' -4h 42' -6h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.3 -55.2 -55.2 -40.8 -24.2 -17.9 -23.8 -40.7 -55.1 -55 -55.3 -55.5   -44.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +8 +7 +0 -6 -7 -3 -2 +1 +3 +5 +8   +1.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.7 (-30) -16.7 (-30) -16.3 (-29) -15.9 (-29) -14.5 (-26) -12 (-22) -8.9 (-16) -9.1 (-16) -10.3 (-19) -12.7 (-23) -14.3 (-26) -14.7 (-26) -13.5 (-24)

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