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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Shiraz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Shiraz, Iran is approximately 5,213 km or 3,239 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Shiraz bearing 326.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 286° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Shiraz has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average temperature is 10.7 °C (19.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.8 °C (28.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 903.4 mm (35.6 in) more which is equivalent to 903.4 l/m² (22.17 US gal/ft²) or 9,034,000 l/ha (965,795 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Shiraz.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +42 (+2) +66 (+3) +41 (+2) +55 (+2) +60 (+2) +61 (+2) +79 (+3) +118 (+5) +129 (+5) +122 (+5) +79 (+3) +903 (+36)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 54' -2h 15' -0h 23' +1h 31' +3h 22' +4h 31' +3h 59' +2h 15' +0h 20' -1h 35' -3h 25' -4h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.4 -30.4 -30.5 -30.5 -30.5 -30.6 -30.5 -30.6 -30.6 -30.5 -30.5 -30.6   -30.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +26 +32 +34 +47 +59 +61 +61 +59 +51 +40 +26   +43.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.6 (+3) +0.6 (+1) -0.6 (-1) -2.3 (-4) -0.4 (-1) +2.8 (+5) +2.5 (+5) +3.4 (+6) +4.3 (+8) +3.3 (+6) +3.1 (+6) +2.7 (+5) +1.8 (+3)

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