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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Thumrait Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Thumrait, Oman is approximately 6,418 km or 3,988 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Thumrait bearing 331.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 292.3° or WNW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Thumrait has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 19.2 °C (34.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1154 mm (45.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1154 l/m² (28.32 US gal/ft²) or 11,540,000 l/ha (1,233,703 US gal/ac) more. About 22 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.6° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Thumrait.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.9°C (17.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-37) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -28 (-51) -29 (-53) -28 (-51) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -25 (-46) -25 (-44) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -25 (-44)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +130 (+5) +84 (+3) +97 (+4) +61 (+2) +62 (+2) +48 (+2) +62 (+2) +74 (+3) +118 (+5) +134 (+5) +143 (+6) +141 (+6) +1154 (+45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 38' -2h 42' -0h 28' +1h 50' +4h 01' +5h 20' +4h 43' +2h 43' +0h 24' -1h 54' -4h 05' -5h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.2 -42.2 -42.3 -42.4 -37.3 -30.9 -36.5 -42.5 -42.4 -42.3 -42.4 -42.4   -40.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +32 +31 +37 +39 +36 +37 +22 +27 +34 +44 +41 +33   +34.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.2 (-15) -10.6 (-19) -10.9 (-20) -11.4 (-21) -12.6 (-23) -11.6 (-21) -11.8 (-21) -10.7 (-19) -9.7 (-17) -6.8 (-12) -6.9 (-12) -7.5 (-14) -9.9 (-18)

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