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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Svalbard Lufthavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Svalbard Lufthavn, Norway is approximately 2,098 km or 1,304 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Svalbard Lufthavn bearing 206.1° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 190.4° or S .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Svalbard Lufthavn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average annual temperature is 13.6 °C (24.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1029 mm (40.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1029 l/m² (25.25 US gal/ft²) or 10,290,000 l/ha (1,100,069 US gal/ac) more. About 6 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Svalbard Lufthavn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.1°C (27.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+33) +19 (+35) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +14 (+25) +15 (+28) +17 (+31) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +119 (+5) +73 (+3) +94 (+4) +62 (+2) +55 (+2) +49 (+2) +44 (+2) +56 (+2) +98 (+4) +121 (+5) +130 (+5) +128 (+5) +1029 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 25' +7h 30' +1h 07' -5h 22' -7h 08' -5h 36' -6h 19' -7h 21' -0h 57' +5h 32' +7h 04' +5h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.2 +17.8 +18.1 +18.1 +18.1 +18.1 +18.1 +18.1 +18 +17.8 +18.1 +18.2   +18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +10 +9 +8 +6 +9 +10 +10 +10 +12 +17 +16   +10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +19.6 (+35) +20.1 (+36) +20.4 (+37) +18.3 (+33) +12.7 (+23) +9.3 (+17) +7.9 (+14) +8.9 (+16) +11.2 (+20) +14.7 (+26) +18.3 (+33) +19.5 (+35) +15.1 (+27)

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