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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tarfaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tarfaya, Morocco is approximately 3,693 km or 2,295 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tarfaya bearing 10.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 19.3° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 12.2 °C (22°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) more in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1157 mm (45.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1157 l/m² (28.4 US gal/ft²) or 11,570,000 l/ha (1,236,910 US gal/ac) more. About 24 1/6 as much.
  • There are 1533 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 4h 12' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tarfaya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.3°C (18.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -11 (-21) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -14 (-24) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +122 (+5) +87 (+3) +111 (+4) +71 (+3) +62 (+2) +60 (+2) +62 (+2) +79 (+3) +112 (+4) +133 (+5) +128 (+5) +132 (+5) +1157 (+46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +22 (+71) +20 (+71) +19 (+61) +20 (+67) +14.5 (+47) +14.5 (+48) +16.5 (+53) +16.5 (+53) +18 (+60) +22 (+71) +21 (+70) +22 (+71)   +226 (+62)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 48' -5h 05' -4h 50' -4h 06' -2h 32' -2h 30' -2h 29' -3h 11' -3h 44' -4h 56' -5h 00' -6h 09'   -4h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 01' -2h 19' -0h 24' +1h 34' +3h 28' +4h 38' +4h 05' +2h 19' +0h 21' -1h 37' -3h 31' -4h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.1 -32.1 -32.2 -32.2 -32.2 -32.2 -32 -32.2 -32.1 -32 -32.1 -32.2   -32.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +12 +5 +5 +3 +1 +3 +2 +3 +4 +13 +15   +7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.2 (-17) -11.3 (-20) -12.7 (-23) -11.2 (-20) -10.6 (-19) -9.5 (-17) -7.7 (-14) -8.4 (-15) -10.2 (-18) -11.5 (-21) -10.8 (-19) -9.9 (-18) -10.3 (-19)

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