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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Santiago Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Santiago, Chile is approximately 12,174 km or 7,565 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Santiago bearing 29.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 56° or NE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.7 °C (12.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 947.4 mm (37.3 in) more which is equivalent to 947.4 l/m² (23.25 US gal/ft²) or 9,474,000 l/ha (1,012,833 US gal/ac) more. About 4 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1380 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 47' less per day or about 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Santiago.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.7°C (6.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -15 (-28) -7 (-13) +-2 (-3) +-1 (-2) +-2 (-3) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) -1 (-1) -5 (-10) -12 (-21) -15 (-28) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) -1 (-1) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +131 (+5) +91 (+4) +111 (+4) +65 (+3) +21 (+1) +4 (+0) -19 (-1) +41 (+2) +102 (+4) +124 (+5) +135 (+5) +141 (+6) +947 (+37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24 (+77) +21 (+74) +19 (+61) +17 (+57) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +17 (+55) +21 (+70) +24 (+77)   +181 (+50)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -9h 34' -8h 06' -5h 38' -1h 46' +1h 32' +2h 14' +0h 29' -0h 40' -1h 46' -4h 32' -7h 48' -9h 54'   -3h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 31' -4h 30' -0h 48' +3h 05' +6h 35' +8h 33' +7h 39' +4h 31' +0h 42' -3h 11' -6h 40' -8h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -66 -47.3 -25.9 -2.7 +13.8 +20.2 +14.2 -2.6 -25.4 -48 -66.2 -73.4   -25.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +29 +22 +16 +7 -1 -3 +1 +3 +6 +13 +25 +29   +12.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.5 (-19) -11.1 (-20) -9.1 (-16) -6.1 (-11) -2.1 (-4) +1.7 (+3) +4.8 (+9) +3.9 (+7) +1 (+2) -3.1 (-6) -5.3 (-10) -8.2 (-15) -3.7 (-7)

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