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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Tindouf Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Tindouf, Algeria is approximately 3,650 km or 2,268 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Tindouf bearing 6.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 11.4° or NNE .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Tindouf has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 16.3 °C (29.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.8 °C (21.2°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1150 mm (45.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1150 l/m² (28.22 US gal/ft²) or 11,500,000 l/ha (1,229,426 US gal/ac) more. About 20 1/2 as much.
  • There are 2520 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. In whichever way circa 6h 54' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.4° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Tindouf.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -24 (-43) -26 (-46) -29 (-53) -29 (-52) -26 (-46) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -22 (-40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -19 (-33) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +89 (+4) +109 (+4) +70 (+3) +61 (+2) +60 (+2) +61 (+2) +76 (+3) +108 (+4) +121 (+5) +133 (+5) +136 (+5) +1150 (+45)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24 (+77) +21 (+74) +19 (+61) +20.5 (+68) +14.5 (+47) +15 (+50) +16.5 (+53) +16 (+52) +18 (+60) +21 (+68) +22 (+73) +23 (+74)   +230.5 (+63)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 27' -7h 30' -6h 46' -6h 58' -6h 01' -6h 40' -6h 54' -6h 30' -5h 56' -7h 07' -7h 10' -7h 46'   -6h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 02' -2h 20' -0h 24' +1h 35' +3h 29' +4h 39' +4h 06' +2h 20' +0h 21' -1h 38' -3h 32' -4h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.3 -32.3 -32.4 -32.5 -32.4 -32.4 -32.3 -32.5 -32.4 -32.3 -32.4 -32.4   -32.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +42 +50 +55 +55 +57 +59 +70 +69 +64 +52 +47 +41   +55.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.6 (-1) +0.8 (+1) +1.3 (+2) +1.2 (+2) +2.8 (+5) +2.2 (+4) +5.9 (+11) +4.9 (+9) +2.8 (+5) -1.2 (-2) -0.8 (-1) -0.1 (0) +1.6 (+3)

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