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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Sousse Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Sousse, Tunisia is approximately 2,835 km or 1,762 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Sousse bearing 346.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 337.3° or NNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sousse has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.8 °C (21.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 927 mm (36.5 in) more which is equivalent to 927 l/m² (22.75 US gal/ft²) or 9,270,000 l/ha (991,025 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Sousse.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.1°C (14.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -11 (-21) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -11 (-21) -10 (-17) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +100 (+4) +75 (+3) +92 (+4) +40 (+2) +48 (+2) +56 (+2) +61 (+2) +62 (+2) +100 (+4) +86 (+3) +107 (+4) +100 (+4) +927 (+36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +17 (+60) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +20 (+65)   +190 (+52)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 26' -1h 58' -0h 20' +1h 19' +2h 57' +3h 59' +3h 30' +1h 58' +0h 17' -1h 22' -3h 00' -4h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.2 -24.2 -24.3 -24.3 -24.3 -24.3 -24.3 -24.3 -24.3 -24.2 -24.3 -24.3   -24.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +22 +18 +9 +6 +10 +14 +14 +13 +16 +24 +20   +15.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4 (-7) -4.4 (-8) -6.6 (-12) -8.4 (-15) -9.5 (-17) -11.5 (-21) -10.7 (-19) -11.2 (-20) -11.5 (-21) -9 (-16) -5.5 (-10) -5 (-9) -8.1 (-15)

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