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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Sarmiento Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Sarmiento, Argentina is approximately 13,262 km or 8,241 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Sarmiento bearing 31.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 48° or NE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sarmiento has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The mean temperature is 3.9 °C (7.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1059 mm (41.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1059 l/m² (25.99 US gal/ft²) or 10,590,000 l/ha (1,132,141 US gal/ac) more. About 8 as much.
  • There are 1232 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 22' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.9° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Sarmiento.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -8 (-15) +-2 (-4) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +-2 (-3) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-12) -2 (-4) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +121 (+5) +84 (+3) +103 (+4) +57 (+2) +38 (+1) +44 (+2) +45 (+2) +64 (+3) +108 (+4) +128 (+5) +131 (+5) +136 (+5) +1059 (+42)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +12 (+42) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +9 (+30) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +16 (+52)   +88 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 54' -6h 24' -4h 00' -1h 18' +1h 01' +1h 58' +0h 07' -1h 44' -2h 36' -5h 07' -6h 42' -7h 56'   -3h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 38' -5h 10' -0h 56' +3h 32' +7h 33' +9h 49' +8h 46' +5h 11' +0h 48' -3h 40' -7h 39' -9h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -54 -35.3 -13.8 +9.4 +25.9 +32.3 +26.3 +9.4 -13.4 -36 -54.4 -61.4   -13.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +44 +41 +36 +24 +14 +10 +16 +24 +33 +41 +47 +49   +31.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.1 (-6) -3.7 (-7) -1.5 (-3) -0.3 (-1) +3.7 (+7) +7.6 (+14) +10.6 (+19) +10.4 (+19) +9.2 (+17) +5.5 (+10) +3.2 (+6) +0.8 (+1) +3.5 (+6)

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