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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Stykkisholmur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Stykkisholmur, Iceland is approximately 1,224 km or 760 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Stykkisholmur bearing 106.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 125.8° or SE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Stykkisholmur has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 505.1 mm (19.9 in) more which is equivalent to 505.1 l/m² (12.4 US gal/ft²) or 5,051,000 l/ha (539,985 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Stykkisholmur.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +64 (+3) +23 (+1) +42 (+2) +19 (+1) +28 (+1) +20 (+1) +20 (+1) +27 (+1) +61 (+2) +54 (+2) +76 (+3) +70 (+3) +505 (+20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 52' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 33' -1h 28' -2h 28' -1h 55' -0h 52' -0h 07' +0h 35' +1h 30' +2h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.9 +4.9 +4.9 +4.9 +4.9 +4.9 +5 +4.9 +5 +5 +4.8 +4.7   +4.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6.7 +3.8 +2.9 -0.4 +0.9 +2.4 +4.6 +4.3 +5.6 +3.6 +7 +7.5   +4.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5 (+9) +3.9 (+7) +4.9 (+9) +3.5 (+6) +3.2 (+6) +2.3 (+4) +2.9 (+5) +3.2 (+6) +4.7 (+8) +4.6 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4.2 (+8)

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