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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Socotra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Socotra, Yemen is approximately 6,905 km or 4,291 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Socotra bearing 332.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 295.2° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Socotra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 20.2 °C (36.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1014 mm (39.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1014 l/m² (24.89 US gal/ft²) or 10,140,000 l/ha (1,084,033 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.8° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Socotra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.4°C (24.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -21 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-39) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -20 (-37) -21 (-38) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -20 (-37) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +128 (+5) +89 (+4) +104 (+4) +72 (+3) +59 (+2) +29 (+1) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +115 (+5) +124 (+5) +92 (+4) +61 (+2) +1014 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 55' -2h 53' -0h 30' +1h 57' +4h 16' +5h 39' +5h 00' +2h 53' +0h 26' -2h 02' -4h 20' -5h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -47.3 -47.2 -47.3 -47.4 -32.3 -25.9 -31.7 -47.1 -47.4 -47.3 -47.4 -47.4   -42.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +23 +25 +21 +19 +19 +28 +38 +37 +35 +21 +23 +22   +25.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.1 (-29) -15.4 (-28) -16.8 (-30) -17 (-31) -17.3 (-31) -12.5 (-23) -6.5 (-12) -7.3 (-13) -9 (-16) -13.1 (-24) -14.2 (-26) -15.5 (-28) -13.4 (-24)

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