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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Shannon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Shannon, Ireland is approximately 954 km or 593 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Shannon bearing 26.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 33.2° or NNE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 3.2 °C (5.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 282 mm (11.1 in) more which is equivalent to 282 l/m² (6.92 US gal/ft²) or 2,820,000 l/ha (301,477 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 304 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 0h 49' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Shannon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +33 (+1) +21 (+1) +43 (+2) +16 (+1) +2 (+0) -3 (0) +5 (+0) -3 (0) +36 (+1) +41 (+2) +48 (+2) +43 (+2) +282 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +6 (+21) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +1 (+3)   +26 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 01' -0h 46' -0h 27' -0h 44' -1h 17' -0h 46' -0h 52' -1h 19' -0h 12' -0h 36' -0h 58' -0h 56'   -0h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 33' -0h 51' -0h 08' +0h 34' +1h 19' +1h 51' +1h 35' +0h 51' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 20' -1h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4 -7.4   -7.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -7 -4 -2 +0 +1 +3 +0 -1 -4 -3 -3   -2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.2 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -3.5 (-6) -3.1 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -2.8 (-5) -3.2 (-6) -3.1 (-6) -3.8 (-7) -2 (-4) -2.5 (-5) -3.2 (-6)

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