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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Sfax Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Sfax, Tunisia is approximately 2,955 km or 1,836 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Sfax bearing 346.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 337.8° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sfax has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The average temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 972.3 mm (38.3 in) more which is equivalent to 972.3 l/m² (23.86 US gal/ft²) or 9,723,000 l/ha (1,039,453 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Sfax.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.8°C (12.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -16 (-30) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +108 (+4) +73 (+3) +91 (+4) +54 (+2) +53 (+2) +56 (+2) +60 (+2) +73 (+3) +94 (+4) +78 (+3) +120 (+5) +113 (+4) +972 (+38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 32' -2h 01' -0h 21' +1h 22' +3h 02' +4h 05' +3h 36' +2h 01' +0h 18' -1h 25' -3h 05' -4h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.3 -25.3 -25.4 -25.4 -25.4 -25.4 -25.3 -25.4 -25.4 -25.3 -25.4 -25.4   -25.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +21 +20 +17 +17 +21 +26 +22 +20 +19 +23 +21   +20.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.1 (-7) -4.8 (-9) -5.7 (-10) -7 (-13) -7.7 (-14) -8.3 (-15) -7.8 (-14) -9.5 (-17) -9.7 (-17) -8.8 (-16) -5.1 (-9) -3.5 (-6) -6.8 (-12)

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