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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Souda/ Khania Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Souda/ Khania, Greece is approximately 3,286 km or 2,042 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Souda/ Khania bearing 334.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 315.2° or NW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Souda/ Khania has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The average temperature is 11.2 °C (20.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 556.5 mm (21.9 in) more which is equivalent to 556.5 l/m² (13.66 US gal/ft²) or 5,565,000 l/ha (594,935 US gal/ac) more. About 1 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Souda/ Khania.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.3°C (11.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -20 (-1) +33 (+1) +40 (+2) +49 (+2) +55 (+2) +61 (+2) +78 (+3) +99 (+4) +54 (+2) +70 (+3) +48 (+2) +557 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 28' -1h 59' -0h 21' +1h 20' +2h 59' +4h 01' +3h 32' +1h 59' +0h 18' -1h 23' -3h 01' -4h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.5 -24.5 -24.6 -24.6 -24.6 -24.6 -24.6 -24.7 -24.6 -24.5 -24.6 -24.6   -24.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12.8 +13 +13 +15.4 +20.6 +29.9 +34.7 +30.7 +23.6 +15.9 +16.1 +14.5   +20
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.3 (-10) -5.4 (-10) -5.9 (-11) -6.8 (-12) -7 (-13) -6.7 (-12) -5.6 (-10) -6.3 (-11) -7.1 (-13) -7.6 (-14) -6.4 (-12) -5.3 (-10) -6.3 (-11)

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