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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tidjikdja Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tidjikdja, Mauritania is approximately 4,698 km or 2,919 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tidjikdja bearing 7.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 14.6° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tidjikdja has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 20.8 °C (37.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1025.5 mm (40.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1025.5 l/m² (25.17 US gal/ft²) or 10,255,000 l/ha (1,096,328 US gal/ac) more. About 6 3/5 as much.
  • There are 2332 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 23' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.1° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tidjikdja.
  • Relative humidity levels are 53.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -28 (-50) -28 (-51) -30 (-54) -29 (-51) -25 (-46) -23 (-41) -26 (-46) -27 (-48) -26 (-46) -22 (-40) -26 (-47)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -22 (-39) -22 (-40) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -21 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -17 (-30) -21 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +130 (+5) +88 (+3) +112 (+4) +72 (+3) +56 (+2) +53 (+2) +42 (+2) +8 (+0) +70 (+3) +116 (+5) +139 (+5) +140 (+6) +1026 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24 (+77) +21 (+74) +19.5 (+63) +20.5 (+68) +14 (+45) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +10 (+32) +14 (+47) +21 (+68) +23 (+77) +24 (+77)   +217 (+60)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 58' -7h 30' -7h 07' -6h 26' -4h 48' -3h 32' -5h 42' -5h 52' -5h 30' -6h 48' -7h 44' -7h 38'   -6h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 35' -2h 41' -0h 28' +1h 49' +3h 58' +5h 17' +4h 40' +2h 41' +0h 24' -1h 53' -4h 02' -5h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.4 -41.4 -41.5 -41.6 -38 -31.8 -37.3 -41.5 -41.5 -41.3 -41.4 -41.5   -40.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +57 +59 +61 +61 +60 +55 +46 +36 +44 +55 +51 +58   +53.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.5 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -0.8 (-1) +0.5 (+1) -0.9 (-2) -4.9 (-9) -7.2 (-13) -9.4 (-17) -8.6 (-15) -4.5 (-8) -5.6 (-10) +0.6 (+1) -3.5 (-6)

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