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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Sofia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Sofia, Bulgaria is approximately 2,556 km or 1,588 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Sofia bearing 328° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 308.5° or NW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 3.1 °C (5.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.5 °C (24.3°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 630 mm (24.8 in) more which is equivalent to 630 l/m² (15.46 US gal/ft²) or 6,300,000 l/ha (673,512 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 967 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 2h 38' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.5° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Sofia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0°C (0.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Sofia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sofia 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 (+6) +0 (+0) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -6 (-12) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +3 (+6) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +100 (+4) +58 (+2) +77 (+3) +23 (+1) -16 (-1) -15 (-1) +6 (+0) +30 (+1) +80 (+3) +99 (+4) +90 (+4) +98 (+4) +630 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +11 (+39) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +8 (+26) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +14 (+47) +15 (+48)   +117 (+32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 21' -1h 05' -1h 19' -1h 32' -2h 00' -3h 32' -6h 03' -5h 42' -3h 22' -2h 40' -1h 44' -1h 13'   -2h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 49' -1h 35' -0h 16' +1h 04' +2h 25' +3h 18' +2h 53' +1h 36' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 27' -3h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.4 -17.4 -17.4 -17.5 -17.5 -17.5 -17.5 -17.5 -17.5 -17.4 -17.5 -17.5   -17.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +10 +14 +17 +12 +14 +22 +23 +20 +15 +11 +8   +14.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.5 (+10) +3.6 (+6) +1.8 (+3) -1.4 (-3) -3.9 (-7) -4.9 (-9) -3 (-5) -3.6 (-6) -1.4 (-3) +0.1 (+0) +2.8 (+5) +4.8 (+9) +0 (+0)

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