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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Skopje Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Skopje, Macedonia is approximately 2,548 km or 1,583 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Skopje bearing 330.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 312.2° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Skopje has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 702 mm (27.6 in) more which is equivalent to 702 l/m² (17.23 US gal/ft²) or 7,020,000 l/ha (750,485 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/8 as much.
  • There are 1046 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 51' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Skopje.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +97 (+4) +55 (+2) +78 (+3) +32 (+1) +0 (+0) +14 (+1) +28 (+1) +48 (+2) +77 (+3) +90 (+4) +87 (+3) +96 (+4) +702 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +14 (+50) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +10 (+32) +13 (+42) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +12 (+40) +16 (+52)   +139 (+38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 19' -2h 18' -1h 27' -2h 10' -1h 46' -3h 34' -6h 13' -6h 05' -3h 50' -2h 46' -1h 18' -1h 29'   -2h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 54' -1h 38' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 29' +3h 23' +2h 57' +1h 38' +0h 14' -1h 08' -2h 31' -3h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.2 -18.1 -18.2 -18.2 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1   -18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +7 +13 +15 +12 +20 +28 +27 +20 +13 +7 +3   +14
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1.1 (-2) -3.4 (-6) -6.2 (-11) -6.1 (-11) -4.5 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -3.7 (-7) -1.8 (-3) +1.5 (+3) +3.6 (+6) -1.8 (-3)

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