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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Santa Maria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Santa Maria, Portugal is approximately 3,087 km or 1,919 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Santa Maria bearing 25.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 44.2° or NE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Santa Maria has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The average temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 434 mm (17.1 in) more which is equivalent to 434 l/m² (10.65 US gal/ft²) or 4,340,000 l/ha (463,975 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Santa Maria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.7°C (15.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +31 (+1) +6 (+0) +35 (+1) +17 (+1) +32 (+1) +38 (+1) +37 (+1) +39 (+2) +61 (+2) +50 (+2) +41 (+2) +47 (+2) +434 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 21' -1h 54' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 52' +3h 53' +3h 24' +1h 55' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 55' -3h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.1 -23.1 -23.2 -23.2 -23.2 -23.2 -23.1 -23.1 -23.1 -23 -23.1 -23.1   -23.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +6 +5 +5 +4 +5 +10 +10 +9 +8 +10 +8   +7.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.9 (-18) -9.6 (-17) -9.4 (-17) -8.5 (-15) -7.7 (-14) -7.6 (-14) -6.6 (-12) -8 (-14) -8.9 (-16) -9.6 (-17) -9.3 (-17) -9.3 (-17) -8.7 (-16)

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