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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Grytviken Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Grytviken, South Georgia is approximately 13,103 km or 8,142 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Grytviken bearing 19° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 22.5° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 186 mm (7.3 in) less which is equivalent to 186 l/m² (4.56 US gal/ft²) or 1,860,000 l/ha (198,846 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 200 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 0h 33' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.2° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Grytviken.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.4°C (13.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Grytviken. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Grytviken 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 (-5) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) 0 (0) +5 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +8 (+15) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +15 (+26) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +34 (+1) -22 (-1) -23 (-1) -65 (-3) -82 (-3) -73 (-3) -80 (-3) -56 (-2) +24 (+1) +52 (+2) +50 (+2) +55 (+2) -186 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +9 (+32) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +14 (+45)   +89 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 05' -3h 51' -1h 11' +2h 12' +4h 13' +4h 52' +3h 19' +1h 23' -0h 36' -3h 21' -4h 42' -4h 56'   -0h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -9h 51' -5h 53' -1h 03' +4h 01' +8h 36' +11h 13' +10h 01' +5h 54' +0h 54' -4h 10' -8h 43' -11h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45.4 -26.7 -5.2 +18 +34.6 +40.9 +34.9 +18.1 -4.7 -27.3 -45.7 -52.7   -5.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +15 +14 +10 +5 +6 +11 +12 +13 +15 +19 +16   +12.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.5 (+1) +0.8 (+1) +1.6 (+3) +4.9 (+9) +8.2 (+15) +12.3 (+22) +15.2 (+27) +15.3 (+28) +12 (+22) +8.2 (+15) +6.1 (+11) +3.2 (+6) +7.4 (+13)

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